Posts Tagged ‘acoustic guitar’

Miguel Rivera y Miguel Jackson

July 16, 2015

“Beat It,” written by Michael Jackson, performed by Spain’s Miguel Rivera.  Video by Federico Ryll.

“The thing that makes Rivera’s cover great is that he manages to use a rapid-fire combination of drumming, slapping, tapping, plucking, and strumming to play all the song elements at the same time: vocal melody, lead riff, and drum and bass lines.”

— Timothy McGrath, Global Post

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Doc Watson, 1923 — 2012

May 30, 2012

Doc Watson, 1923 -- 2012

“Doc Watson, Blind Guitar Wizard Who Influenced Generations, Dies at 89,” William Grimes, New York Times

“Folk musician Doc Watson dies at 89,” Terence McArdle, Washington Post

“Doc Watson dies at 89; guitarist and singer,” Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times

“Doc Watson, Folk Music Icon, Dies At 89,” Neda Ulaby, NPR blog

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