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• ISSUE 319 • APRIL 2021 • CONTENTS

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LEARN THE GUITAR SECRETS OF 71’s GREATEST ALBUMS 1971

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IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO TODAY Greatest Albums Of 1971 12 Richard Barrett has created 20 studies from 10 of 1971’s top albums, including Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Who, James Taylor, Yes & more.

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THE CROSSROADS PT4 Where blues meets jazz 40 Rakes, mini sweeps and musical exclamations are a big part of blues and jazz, especially from genre-hoppingmusicianssuchasBBKing.

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JS BACH Invention No 8 In F Major 46 Two-part arrangement of a Bach etude. Learn either or both, and play along with Bridget.

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Nev talks about 1971 and his first good guitar. USER GUIDE 4 How to use GT’s musical terms and signs. INTRO 6 Food For Thought, Session Shenanigans, OneMinute Lick, That Was The Year, Jam Track tips. INSTRUMENTAL INQUISITION 8 This issue: Lee Ritenour on his new album. SUBSCRIPTIONS 38 Greatoffersatwww.magazinesdirect.com. BACK ISSUES 63 Last six months of print edition still available, and several years of GT on digital too! 60 SECONDS WITH... 80 ChicagobasedslidesupremoJoannaConnor. ALBUM REVIEWS 81 New CDs: Cliff & The Shads, Devin Townsend, Joanna Connor, Yes, Paul McCartney & more. NEXT MONTH 82 HeavenlyHarmonics:learnallharmonictypes; Alex Sill, Mozart, Arctic Monkeys, Joe Walsh...

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LESSONS INTRODUCTION 51 Senior music editor Jason Sidwell introduces thismonth’sbroadrangeoflessons. 30-MINUTE LICKBAG 54 Matt Bellamy, Jack White, Jimi Hendrix, Eddie Van Halen, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen. BLUES 56 Phil Short brings you a great lesson on the blues licks of the incredible Walter Trout. ROCK 60 Martin Cooper checks out the extraordinary guitar style of Chicago’s brilliant Terry Kath. JAZZ 64 FundamentalChangesauthorTimPettinglale shows you how to play Bebop Blues Guitar. BRIT ROCK 68 Simon Barnard examines the playing of Paul Banks from York Brit rockers, Shed Seven. SHAUN’S CREATIVE ROCK 72 ShaunBaxtercontinueshisseriesshowing how using specific intervals can give your playing a new edge. This month: 5ths. IN THE WOODSHED 78 Charlie Griffiths bringsyoufivegreatlicksusing the unusual but crackable 9/8 time signature.

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OZ NOY Video Masterclass

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ThestunningIsraeliguitaristtalksabouthis style then plays and describes a fantastic solo. RHYTHM ROOST Jack’s New Swing 53 Boost your funk chops with Jason Sidwell’s new series devoted to the art of rhythm guitar.

Oz Noy mixes technique and harmony with stunning feel

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