Pete Townshend made a big mistake when he started smashing his guitars. First, you have to chop down a tree to make another one. Second, a guitar repair center called Lyrical Lumber believes that just like with people, age adds character to the instrument. The process of returning the voice to the instruments of yesterday is fascinating, and nobody does it better!
But to get a truly amazing sound from an instrument, you have to put it in the hands of a truly amazing musician. That is what you'll find in the music of Bob Rafkin. He learned his craft at the Greenwich Village scene in the '60s and has also been getting better with age. His music is remarkable, his life's journey fascinating. Click here for his profound, entertaining story.
You'll find video and audio interviews with many of the musicians you grew up listening to in GB Rocks. Artists like Peter Frampton, David Clayton Thomas, David Cassidy and Davy Jones all openly discuss how their success altered their lives.
Marilyn McCoo, Petula Clark and Naomi Judd share their visions of the future. And Ian Anderson, Arlo Guthrie and Roger McGuinn talk about how they've stayed relevant to this very day.
You'll find a treasure trove of interviews with a surprising collection of beloved artists in GB Rocks. Enjoy!
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