Historical: Guitar Articles & Insights

Roger Waters - The Muse Evolved (Part 2)

Roger Waters: The Muse Evolved “Did you ever wonder why we had to run for shelter when the promise of a brave new world unfurled beneath a clear blue sky?” Roger Waters It was the end of 1971. Numerous events had already taken place that would change the star-lit countenance of..... (read more)

Roger Waters: Taking Life to Lyrical Form - The Early Years

“Daddy's flown, across the water...leaving just a memory, the snapshot in the family album, Daddy what else did you leave for me...Daddy, what'd you leave behind for me?” Roger Waters Anzio Italy, 1943. American and British forces gradually fought their way through challenging..... (read more)

Blues History Overview

The blues is a musical style created in response to the hardships endured by generations of African American people. It originated in the rural Mississippi Delta region at the beginning of the 20th century. Descended from earlier work shouts (arhoolies), blues is primarily a vocal narrative..... (read more)