Posts From Noe Gold

Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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11 Great Not-So-Typical Guitar Leads

Guitar World Founding Editor Noe Gold identifies 11 classic rock guitar leads whose greatness isn’t speed & flash but melodicism, ingenuity and originality.

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10 Great Rock Driving Songs

Going for a drive? Songs by The Beatles, Stones, Springsteen, Doors, Dead and other classic rock artists provide musical fuel for your journey.

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Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them (Pt 2)

What constitutes a Class Axe for the likes of Jeff Beck, Angus Young and Eddie Van Halen? The answer’s in our list of legendary rock guitars…

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11 Movies That Rock: Woodstock to Spinal Tap

From Almost Famous to The Last Waltz, from School of Rock to Wayne’s World, these films share one thing in common – they all rock!

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10 Great Eric Clapton Collaborations

‘Clapton Is God’ read the U.K. graffiti in his early years. With other gods like Lennon, Townshend, Beck, Santana + more his playing is at its most divine.

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Meet Session Superstar Nicky Hopkins

Do you know the music he made with a long Who’s Who list of classic rock superstars? Now get to know the session keyboard star

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7 Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them

It’s magic when guitarists find an instrument that suits their style, sound and preferences. Guitar World’s Founding Editor looks at the class axes

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When the Mood Strikes: 10 Classic Rock Love Songs

Songs from Van Morrison and a Rolling Stones’ rarity are side-by-side with ones from Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, Hall & Oates and Foreigner

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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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