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Who says you need good hands to play the guitar? Not Mark Goffeney, a guitarist who was born without any arms. He serves as an inspiration to all those people who were told they couldn't do it, that with determination and a strong heart you can do anything. In Mark's case, it's the love of music.

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I am not crazy about most shredders. There are only a few who I really like. I just think the whole speed and tapping bit gets a little tired and tasteless from time to time. But there are some shredders that I do like. And Steve Vai is one of them. I think his songs are tasteful and musically interesting. That’s why I chose this liver performance for this week’s great guitar video.

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The Allman Brothers are one of rock and roll’s greatest bands. And Jessica is one of their greatest songs (though there are many). This song showcases Duane Allman and Dicky Bett’s great chemistry and ability to harmonize with each other. Also note the use of arpeggios to create melodies and improvise. This is a great performance from way back in 1982. Enjoy!
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Here is a little bit of a change of pace from past weeks great guitar videos as this week I will be featuring an acoustic guitar player (for the first time). This is an incredible video of acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke playing a medley of songs, Part Two, June Bug, Train And The Gate, from German TV sometime in the early 80’s. Watch this 12-string master tear it up with his slide and fingerpicking magic!
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