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How 10 Guitar Gods Got Started

November 1, 2013

Berry was married with a kid and held a succession of joe jobs before his gigs playing the blues in local St. Louis bands turned into anything more than a hobby. Credit pianist Johnnie Johnson for the push: Berry started playing with Johnson's trio in...

Pete Townshend on Jimi Hendrix

September 18, 2003

In 2003 Rolling Stone presented a special issue with David Fricke's ranking of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Read the cover story here, where Pete Townshend explains what Jimi Hendrix's legacy means to him.