Archive for -Rock

Apr
11

Joe Bonamassa Backing Tracks

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Joe Bonamassa received his first guitar from his father at the age of 4, and by age 7 he was playing Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jimi Hendrix tunes note for note. At the age of 12, he opened for B. B. King. After first hearing him play, King said, “This kid’s potential is unbelievable. He hasn’t even begun to scratch the surface. Today, Joe is considered the KING of Modern Day Blues Guitar. [Click... Read more→

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Apr
10

Fleetwood Mac Backing Tracks

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Fleetwood Mac was formed in 1967 in London when Peter Green left the British blues band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. Green had replaced guitarist Eric Clapton in the Bluesbreakers, and received critical acclaim for his work on their album A Hard Road. The two most successful periods for Fleetwood mac were during the late 1960s British blues boom, when they were led by guitarist Peter Green,... Read more→

Categories : -Blues, -Rock, Fleetwood Mac
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Apr
09

The Eagles Backing Tracks

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With five number one singles and six number one albums, the Eagles were one of the most successful recording artists of the 1970s. At the end of the 20th century, two of their albums, Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) and Hotel California, ranked among the 20 best-selling albums in the U.S. Hotel California is ranked 37th in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, and the band was... Read more→

Categories : -Ballads, -Rock, The Eagles
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Apr
09

ZZ Top Backing Tracks

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ZZ Top was formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. Its members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar), Joseph Dusty Hill (vocals, bass, and keyboards), and Frank Beard (drums and percussion). ZZ Top is ranked number 44 on VH1′s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.” The trio is one of the longest running rock bands to retain the same lineup. ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall... Read more→

Categories : -Blues, -Rock, ZZ Top
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Apr
09

Carlos Santana Backing Tracks

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Carlos Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered rock, salsa and jazz fusion. The band’s sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin percussion. He experienced a sudden resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. Rolling Stone named Santana number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists... Read more→

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