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• ISSUE 333 • SPRING 2022 • CONTENTS

COVER STORY

We look at the myriad styles of an exciting guitar decade

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ROCK THE ’80S! 14 examples, 4 full pieces 14 Jon Bishop trawled his album collection to dig out an array of guitar styles from this musically vibrantdecade.Rhythmandlead,cleanand dirty tones, easy and tricky, it’s all here!

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THE CROSSROADS Clapton’s Major/Minor mix 38 John Wheatcroft examines how Eric Clapton and other greats seamlessly mix up Major and Minor lines to make their solos stand out.

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JS BACH Courante

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Declan Zapala transposes a lovely piece from Bach’s Cello Suite onto solo classical guitar.

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WELCOME

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Neville recalls heady times in the 1980s... INTRO 6 Justin Sandercoe, Mitch Dalton, PhilHilborne’s One-Minute Lick, Quist’s Jam Tracks tips. INSTRUMENTAL INQUISITION 8 We quiz the brilliant Frank Gambale on his approach to writing and playing instrumentals. 60 SECONDS WITH... 12 TheincredibleJoeSatrianianswersourgeneric Q&Awithcharactristicinsightandhumour. SUBSCRIPTIONS 36 Greatoffersatwww.magazinesdirect.com. BACK ISSUES 59 Last six months of print edition still available, and several years of GT on digital too! ALBUM REVIEWS 81 New releases from top guitarists of the day. NEXT MONTH 82 Van Halen on the shoulders of giants. Which players made Eddie the guitarist he was? Plus: Brett Garsed plays Sizzle; Holdsworth & more!

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LEARNING ZONE

LESSONS INTRODUCTION 49 Jason Sidwell talks about every guitarists’ questforpersonalmusicalfulilment. 30-MINUTE LICKBAG 50 Alex Kapranos, Jerry Cantrell, Jimmy Gourley, Cory Wong, Eric Gales, Mattias IA Eklundh. BLUES 52 Phil Short brings you two solos taking in the bluesier side of the brilliant guitarist, Prince. ROCK 56 Martin Cooper looks at the playing style of the brilliantyoungrockguitarist,Orianthi. SHRED! 60 Charlie Grifffiths has five licks from the neoclassical repertoire of the great Vinnie Moore. REGGAE 64 Simon Barnard shows how to nail reggae rhythm and lead styles over the one-drop beat. GYPSY JAZZ 68 RemiHarris,abrilliantyoungEnglishguitarist, shows you more of his favourite gypsy jazz licks. ACOUSTIC COUNTRY 72 Stuart Ryan has a new series on great acoustic country players. This month: Merle Travis. THEM CHANGES 76 Andy G Jones shows how to play more MyxolidianlinesoverDominant7thchords.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO!

PAUL GILBERT That’s Too Much Like Work! 26 The rock virtuoso pens a brand new track exclusively for GT, then plays and explains it.

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PLEASENOTE… All audio and video lessons are available online via a bit.ly link (see below) where animated tab versions of every lesson can be found (the same as previously onlyavailableinourdigitalversion). What’s more, you can view these on any type of computer, making for a much morerewardingexperience.Allthe audio and video (backing tracks, lessons, masterclasses,etc)isalsoavailableto downloadtoyourcomputer(hiorlo res). Simply look for the red links on the landing page. Type the bit.ly link below into your browser to get to the GT page:

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