Rock stars have their own wild stories about life on the road, but in some cases, their guitars have stories that are just as interesting. In honor of Guitar Month, we look at the stories behind five of rock’s most famous guitars.
On the surface, one wouldn’t think Roy Orbison, Def Leppard’s Steve Clark and Stone Temple Pilots’ Dean DeLeo would have much in common, but each are not only stellar guitarists, they also share an April 23 birthday!
"I am the Great White Buffalo and I play an American-made Gibson guitar that can blow your head clean off at 100 paces." Whatever that means, Ted Nugent. Now to the world's most valuable guitars and other Great White guitar-playing Buffalos. Here's a top five:
When guitar players get together it's usually a matter of both camaraderie and competition. But some of the greatest cite Jimi Hendrix's arrival in London during September of 1966 as a galvanizing moment.