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FTV: Big in the U.K.

     When one thinks of bands from the United Kingdom, there are many that succeeded in conquering the American market.  The Who, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Pink Floyd, and a host of other bands became household names on this side of the pond.  As an avid reader of Classic Rock magazine, I am always fascinated […]

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FTV: Equipment Blues

       It was interesting to read how the guitar / amplifier company EVH founded by the late Eddie Van Halen has evolved since its inception.  The roots of the venture go all the way back to 1990-1992 when the Peavey company began working with Eddie on a signature model amp (the EVH 5150).  The company […]

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FTV: Exit Peter Frampton

       There was an 18 month stretch beginning in 1976 when Peter Frampton could do no wrong.  He released the iconic Frampton Comes Alive album and was sky rocketed to heights his career had never known.  Frampton credits the emotional chemistry he had with Bob Mayo (keyboards and guitar), Stanly Sheldon (bass), and John Siomos […]

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