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Richie Sambora Weathers The Storm to Thrill Over 25,000 Fans in South Korea

Celebrated American rock icon Richie Sambora, best known throughout his remarkable 30-year career for his raw vocals, indelible songwriting and world-class guitar playing, braved the heavy rain and lightning to take the Citybreak Festival stage in Seoul, South Korea, tonight. …
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The Guitar World of Richie Sambora

Richie Sambora is responsible for writing some of the best-known rock songs of the past thirty years, together with Jon Bon Jovi. Sambora’s fast bluesy solos and infectious riffing is half the fun at a Bon Jovi show. Richie, who is attending to a private matter, won’t be on stage with Jon and the boys when Bon Jovi tour Europe this month. Here we present some interesting thoughts from Sambora on guitar playing, song writing, and music in general. In an interview with Guitar.com in 2000, around the…
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Richie Sambora Drops Out Of North American Bon Jovi Tour

Richie Sambora, lead guitarist for Bon Jovi, has dropped out of the current North America tour until further notice, according to a notice posted on the band’s website. “Due to personal issues, Richie Sambora will not be performing on this …
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10 All-Star Tips For Improving Your Guitar Skills

When you’ve just started out playing guitar, it is always a good idea to draw inspiration from other guitarists around you. There’s nothing better than learning from other musicians. An experienced guitarist can certainly steer you in the right direction as you try to strum your first few chords on the six string. But surely, nothing would be better than getting advice from your guitar heroes, right? Slash spoke to Guitar World about how he’s been able to become one of the world’s best guitar players with a limited knowledge of scales…
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Start Me Up: Legends Talk About Beginning Guitar

For beginners, learning to play guitar is an adventure, a journey filled with discovery, excitement and experimentation. The ways in which a new player sets out on that path are infinite, but it’s always instructive to heed the experiences of those who’ve gone before. Below, five legendary players talk about how they first went about learning to play. Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard) The first song I learned was The Beatles’ “She Loves You.” That was a challenge for me, working out those chords. I didn’t know many people…
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Richie Sambora on His Friendship with Les Paul

Twenty-three years ago, a feature article in Guitar World began with these words: “On a humid New Jersey night in early July, Bon Jovi’s Richie Sambora sat on an empty dock on the Manasquan River chatting with guitar legend Les Paul. It was well after midnight, and while a party was in full swing just a hundred yards away, Sambora and Paul were left to themselves as they talked about music, the industry and guitars.” That night marked the beginning of an extraordinary friendship, a near father-son relationship between Paul and Sambora that …
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