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A Blues Legend Has Passed

  We, at Six String Madness, wanted to take a moment to honor the Blues guitar legend and music icon, BB King in his passing yesterday.  He was 89. BB King has touched the musical souls of so many people throughout his career and inspired countless guitar players.  His music will continue to live on…

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Guns n Roses Stole The Idea For THIS Mega Hit Song

  According to the Australian band Australian Crawl, they claim that Guns n Roses stole the music from their song Unpublished Critics and plagiarized it to create the mega hit song Sweet Child O Mine. Unpublished Critics was written 6 years prior and the frontman of the Aussie band, James Reyne, spoke out to the…

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Guitar Center Coupon Code

Guitar Center has some good deals going for the month of May, including a coupon code where you can save 8% off a single item $89 or more.  If you’re shopping for some new guitar gear, check out the links below-   8% off single item $89 or more with code: GC0889. Only valid on…

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The History of Marshall Amps

  Reverb.com recently did a great article on the history of one of the most iconic amp companies of all time- Marshall. Part 1 of the article walks through the beginnings of the company with the JTM 45, going through the Bluesbreaker, the first 50 and 100 watt amps through the legendary Plexi. This is…

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Marty Schwartz Teaches You The Blues

Here is a fun lesson for all of you budding blues guitar players courtesy of the biggest name in guitar lessons on YouTube- Marty Schwartz. Marty walks through a fun and easy 12 bar blues shuffle that you’ll be jammin to in no time.

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Improve Your Guitar Tone Without Spending A Dime

If you’re like most guitar players, you are in a perpetual cycle of chasing the perfect tone.  You spend thousand of dollars on amps, guitars, pedals and thousand of hours reading about all of it.  But somehow the “perfect tone” eludes you. Here are a few things to try that may help you get closer…

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Mega Sale on Marty Schwartz’s Beginner Guitar Course

If you remember the post from last week where we shared that Marty Schwartz was running his $1 sale on a special 11 part beginner guitar course… Well Marty is at it again with another awesome offer that we thought the readers of Six String Madness might want to take advantage of. If you took…

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Papastache Teaches You How To Play Guitar Like a Cowboy

Brett Papastache has a couple of new videos on YouTube where he shows you some great country guitar licks using the major scale, fun riffs with hammer ons and pull offs and even some Johnny Cash style playing. Known for his fun personality almost as much as his great teaching and playing abilities, there are…

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Guitar Jamz Beginner Guitar Lesson Set For Only $1

In order to get as many beginning guitarists on board as possible, our friend Marty Schwartz took one of the most popular single DVDs he ever created … … and created a digital download version of it that you can now pick up for … $1! Yep.  An entire DVD’s worth of lessons. Which is two full hours…

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Have You Held Your Guitar Today

Griff Hamlin of Blues Guitar Unleashed wrote an awesome article that I thought would be great motivation for the readers of Six String Madness so I wanted to share it with you- I heard this guy on TV the other day and they were talking about eating healthy, dieting, etc., and he said very simply,…

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