Articles for tag: Gibson Les Paul, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Day the Music Died

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What If Duane Allman Hadn’t Died on a Harley?

At the zenith of the sixties psychedelic music phenomenon, a Southern rock-blues band emerged among the finest. The Allman Brothers: Duane Allman and Dickey Betts on guitar, Butch Trucks and Jai Johnny in a two-man rhythm and drum section, with Gregg Allman on keyboards and Berry Oakley on bass. Sadly, and, as with so many ...

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The Life and Career of Selena, the Queen of Tejano Music

Selena Quintanilla Perez captured the hearts of millions of Tejano music fans with her sultry voice, bright smile, and wonderful sense of style. She was referred to as “La Reina” (The Queen) of Tejano music. Selena came from humble beginnings, but rose to super star status in record time, backed and wholly supported by her ...

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La Bamba: The Day the Music Died

Back in 1987 while I was still a young one, my then brother in law was extremely excited about a new movie being released called La Bamba. It turned out that one of his high school buddies Lou Phillips ( aka Lou “Diamond” Phillips) landed the lead role on what would become one of his ...

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Musicians Killed in Plane Crashes

Planes and musicians have not gotten along in the past. There is an extensive list of well know musicians who have died in plane crashes. This article will describe some of the plane crashes and well know musicians who died in them. The day the music died” was February 3rd 1959 near the town of ...