Paul McCartney Delivers a Playful Gem with ‘McCartney III’
Every decade should kick off with a Paul McCartney one-man-band album — and this one needs it more than most. McCartney III carries on his tradition of homemade solo records, in the mode of his acoustic 1970 debut and his 1980 synth-pop oddity McCartney II. Like its two predecessors, it’s Macca at his most playful. He’s not sweating about being a legend, a genius, or a Beatle — just a family man kicking back in quarantine, writing a few songs to keep his juices flowing. Like the rest of us, he’s been in lockdown, hanging out on his daughter’s farm, grandchildren on his knee, strumming his acoustic guitar in the English summer sun. It’s the warmest and friendliest of quarantine albums — it’s basically Ram meets Folklore…
10 Guitarists Improvise Over The Same Track!
I challenged 10 guitar YouTube legends to improvise over the same backing track in the key of C. What I did not say was that there were some spicy things going on in the track… We’re seeing how everyone approached playing a solo over the same set of chords!
1967 Fender Stratocaster
1967 Fender Stratocaster, from the curator of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This is not one to be missed. Kept sealed and unplayed for over 50 years. All 100% original with everything that would have come with this gorgeous guitar including the OHSC.
This speaks for itself and is likely the best on the planet…