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As a kid he messed around on drums, saxophone, and guitar. When Jaco was thirteen he was really into sports and while playing football Jaco suffered a serious wrist accident that required surgery and he could no longer continue playing drums, so he took up bass guitar.

SMG Profile: Jaco Pastorius – One of the All Time Greatest Bassists!

As a kid he messed around on drums, saxophone, and guitar. When Jaco was thirteen he was really into sports and while playing football Jaco suffered a serious wrist accident that required surgery and he could no longer continue playing drums, so he took up bass guitar.

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Dimebag Darrell Abbott’s most famous musical venture Pantera was formed in 1981, with his brother Vinnie Paul on drums....

SMG Legends Series: Looking Back at Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell Abbott’s most famous musical venture Pantera was formed in 1981, with his brother Vinnie Paul on drums….

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Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

SMG Legends: Led Zeppelin and Jimmy Page

Often it has been implied that Led Zeppelin were nothing more then a cover band, but that wouldn’t be fair. Jimmy Page played his guitar in a fashion that took his music to a new place. It was harder and the sound was unique and fresh.

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This updated, solid-top 325 was designed with Lennon in mind but not yet ready when Rickenbacker president F. C. Hall arrived in New York to meet with the Beatles before their Ed Sullivan debut....

The Beatles: John Lennon and his 1964 Rickenbacker 325

This updated, solid-top 325 was designed with Lennon in mind but not yet ready when Rickenbacker president F. C. Hall arrived in New York to meet with the Beatles before their Ed Sullivan debut….

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Country artists have been in the news recently for good reasons and bad reasons. Randy Travis, for example, was recently booked for another charge of drunken belligerence and general impropriety...

The Country Marriage Inspired Songs

Country artists have been in the news recently for good reasons and bad reasons. Randy Travis, for example, was recently booked for another charge of drunken belligerence and general impropriety…

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One day in the studio, during the Help! sessions, Lennon and Harrison sent roadie Mal Evans out to get a couple Strats....

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 21 – John Lennon’s 1961 Fender Stratocaster

One day in the studio, during the Help! sessions, Lennon and Harrison sent roadie Mal Evans out to get a couple Strats….

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