Joe Perry married his second wife Billie Montgomery in 1985 after they met on the set of his Joe Perry Project “Black Velvet Pants” video in 1983. Perry loves his beautiful wife so much he had her likeness airbrushed on his guitar.
Dave Grohl on his Black Flag tattoo: “When I was 12 or 13, I gave myself a Black Flag tattoo, prison style, with a needle and pen ink.” Years later Grohl didn’t forget about his childhood heroes and paid homage to Black Flag by playing a Dan Armstrong Luctie Guitar.
The guitar Sheeran has recently busted out at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the 2015 Grammy Awards is a replica of the Eric Clapton “Crash” Fender Stratocaster. In 1997, Eric Clapton met street artist John “Crash” Matos and was inspired by his artwork, a mix of abstract and graffiti based street-art.
In September 2007, Gibson introduced the DG-335, designed in collaboration with Foo Fighter Dave Grohl. Since it’s introduction, this is pretty much the only guitar Grohl plays on stage. B.B. King had “Lucille”, Dave Grohl has “Lou”.
These photos of Bob Marley in his backyard at home in Jamaica were taken by photographer David Burnett for Time Magazine in March of 1976. Marley did not play many different guitars in his career but this acoustic guitar caught my eye because of the piece of paper it has taped to it.
I have always been intrigued by the colorful acoustic guitar played by Pat Smear during the Nirvana MTV Unplugged In New York concert.
I need to find a little more information about this Jack White Blue Fender Telecaster Guitar. First of all, it’s beautiful but is it vintage??? What year?? Is it new??? Is it custom???
On June 1, 2010 Paul McCartney was presented the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by President Barack Obama at the White House.
The album cover of The Beatles “Let It Be” features four individual square photos of each member of the band taken from the “Get Back” sessions. No instruments are featured on the cover but both the John Lennon and Paul McCartney photos have microphones in the frame.
One of my favorite advertisements has to be this ad for “The Kids Are Alright” rockumentary film released in 1979 about The Who. The ad features Pete Townshend about to smash his Gibson Les Paul guitar with the caption “This Guitar Has Seconds To Live.”