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? and the Mysterians (also rendered Question Mark and the Mysterians) are an American garage rock band from Bay City and Saginaw in Michigan, who were initially active between 1962 and 1969.
Alan Price (born 19 April 1942) is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the British band the Animals and for his subsequent solo work.
Alnico is an acronym referring to a family of iron alloys which in addition to iron are composed primarily of aluminium (Al), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co), hence al-ni-co.
Aria is a Japanese manufacturer of acoustic and electric guitars and basses.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
Benjamin Montmorency "Benmont" Tench III (born September 7, 1953) is an American keyboardist best known as a founding member of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Herbert Maurice William 'Bert' Weedon, OBE (10 May 1920 – 20 April 2012) was an English guitarist whose style of playing was popular and influential during the 1950s and 1960s.
Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones (28 February 1942 – 3 July 1969) was an English musician, best known as founder and the original leader of the Rolling Stones.
Brian Harold May, (born 19 July 1947) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, astrophysicist, and photographer.
The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon of the mid-1960s when rock and pop music acts from the United Kingdom and other aspects of British culture, became popular in the United States and significant to rising "counterculture" on both sides of the Atlantic.
Raymond Ian Burns (born 24 April 1954), known by the stage name Captain Sensible, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist.
Celestion is a British maker of loudspeakers.
The clavioline is an electronic keyboard instrument, a forerunner to the analog synthesizer.
The Vox Custom 24 was one of a group of guitars produced in Japan by the Matsumoku company between 1980–85, which included the Custom and Standard 24 and Custom and Standard 25 guitars.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion).
Distortion and overdrive are forms of audio signal processing used to alter the sound of amplified electric musical instruments, usually by increasing their gain, producing a "fuzzy", "growling", or "gritty" tone.
Douglas Lloyd "Doug" Ingle (born September 9, 1945 in Omaha, Nebraska, US) is a founding member and, formerly, organist, primary composer and lead vocalist for the band Iron Butterfly.
In microelectronics, a dual in-line package (DIP or DIL), or dual in-line pin package (DIPP) is an electronic component package with a rectangular housing and two parallel rows of electrical connecting pins.
Dustin Michael Kensrue (pronounced KENZ-roo) (born November 18, 1980) is a musician and songwriter.
Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (16 April 1939 – 2 March 1999), professionally known as Dusty Springfield, was an English pop singer and record producer whose career extended from the late 1950s to the 1990s.
Dynamic range compression (DRC) or simply compression is an audio signal processing operation that reduces the volume of loud sounds or amplifies quiet sounds thus reducing or compressing an audio signal's dynamic range.
Edward John O'Brien (born 15 April 1968) is an English guitarist and member of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
An effects unit or effects pedal is an electronic or digital device that alters the sound of a musical instrument or other audio source.
Eko is an Italian manufacturer of electric guitars, acoustic guitars and similar instruments, catering to professional level and manufacturing largely for export.
The electric mandolin is an instrument tuned and played as the mandolin and amplified in similar fashion to an electric guitar.
An electric organ, also known as electronic organ, is an electronic keyboard instrument which was derived from the harmonium, pipe organ and theatre organ.
An electric ukulele is a ukulele which is electrically amplified.
The Fender Bassman is a bass amplifier introduced by Fender during 1952.
The Fender Deluxe Reverb is a guitar amplifier made originally by Fender Electric Instruments which became Fender Musical Instruments in early 1965 when the company was purchased by CBS, and now by Fender.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC), commonly referred to simply as Fender, is an American manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers.
The Fender Princeton was a guitar amplifier made by Fender.
The Fender Twin is a guitar amplifier made by Fender Musical Instruments Corporation.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
George Harrison (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English guitarist, singer-songwriter, and producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
Kalamazoo is the name for two different lines of instruments produced by Gibson.
Gregory Stanley "Greg" Kihn (born July 10, 1949) is an American rock musician, radio personality, and novelist.
Guitar World is a monthly music magazine devoted to guitarists, published since July 1980.
A Guitorgan is an electric guitar with electronic organ components added.
Hank Brian Marvin (born Brian Robson Rankin, 28 October 1941) is an English multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter.
"I'm Down" is a song by the Beatles written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and first released as the B-side to the single "Help!" in 1965.
Ian Kevin Curtis (15 July 1956 – 18 May 1980) was an English singer-songwriter and musician.
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" (mistransliteration: "In the Garden of Eden") is a song recorded by Iron Butterfly and written by bandmember Doug Ingle, released on their 1968 album In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.
An instrument amplifier is an electronic device that converts the often barely audible or purely electronic signal of a musical instrument into an audible sound.
Iron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music.
Jennings Musical Instruments is a manufacturer of musical instruments, and the original owner of the Vox brand.
James Patrick Page (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
John Winston Ono Lennon (9 October 19408 December 1980) was an English singer, songwriter, and peace activist who co-founded the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music.
John Scofield (born December 26, 1951), often referred to as "Sco", is an American jazz-rock guitarist and composer whose playing spans bebop, jazz fusion, funk, blues, soul, and rock.
Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood (born 5 November 1971) is an English musician and composer.
Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Justin David Hayward (born 14 October 1946) is an English musician best known as songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist for the rock band the Moody Blues.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
, founded as Keio Electronic Laboratories, is a Japanese multinational corporation that manufactures electronic musical instruments, audio processors and guitar pedals, recording equipment, and electronic tuners.
A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.
Magical Mystery Tour is an album by the English rock band the Beatles that was released as a double EP in the United Kingdom and an LP in the United States.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Marshall Amplification is an English company that designs and manufactures music amplifiers, speaker cabinets, brands personal headphones and earphones, and, having acquired Natal Drums, drums and bongos.
Matsumoku Industrial was a Japanese manufacturing company in Matsumoto, Japan, between 1951 and 1987.
Matthew James Bellamy is an English musician and the lead vocalist, guitarist, pianist and principal songwriter of rock band Muse.
Robert Michael Nesmith (born December 30, 1942) is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968).
Michael Wayne Campbell (born February 1, 1950) is an American guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.
Mosrite is an American guitar manufacturing company, based in Bakersfield, California, from the late 1950s to the early 1990s.
The Museum of Making Music — a division of the NAMM Foundation — is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Carlsbad, California.
A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds.
The NAMM Show is an annual event in the US that its organizers describe as "the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry".
Noel Thomas David Gallagher (born 29 May 1967) is a British singer, songwriter and guitarist.
An octave twelve is a type of 12-string guitar fitted with a short-scale neck and a small solid body.
Omar Alfredo Rodríguez-López (born September 1, 1975) is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, writer, actor and film director.
The P-90 (sometimes written P90) is a single coil electric guitar pickup produced by Gibson since 1946.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Revere & the Raiders is an American rock band that saw considerable U.S. mainstream success in the second half of the 1960s and early 1970s.
John William "Paul" Weller, Jr. (born 25 May 1958) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist, backing vocalist, and principal songwriter for the rock band the Who.
Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956) is an American musician and songwriter who is best known as co-founder and lead guitarist of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Throughout his career with R.E.M. (1980–2011), as well as during his subsequent solo career, Buck has also been at various times an official member of numerous 'side project' groups.
Peter Tork (born Peter Halsten Thorkelson, February 13, 1942) is an American musician and actor, best known as the keyboardist and bass guitarist of the Monkees.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Raymond Daniel Manzarek Jr. (né Manczarek; February 12, 1939 – May 20, 2013) was an American musician, singer, producer, film director, and author, best known as a member of The Doors from 1965 to 1973, which he co-founded with singer and lyricist Jim Morrison.
A rectifier is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC), which periodically reverses direction, to direct current (DC), which flows in only one direction.
Revolver is the seventh album by the English rock band the Beatles.
The Rhodes piano (also known as the Fender Rhodes piano or simply Fender Rhodes or Rhodes) is an electric piano invented by Harold Rhodes, which became particularly popular throughout the 1970s.
Richard Hugh Blackmore (born 14 April 1945) is an English guitarist and songwriter.
Rodney Terence "Rod" Argent (born 14 June 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
William Rory Gallagher (2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer.
Semie Moseley (June 13, 1935 – August 7, 1992) was a luthier and the founder of Mosrite.
Shea Stadium (formally known as William A. Shea Municipal Stadium)) was a stadium in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens, New York City. of the dedication handout that shows the stadium is in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. Built as a multi-purpose stadium, it was the home park of Major League Baseball's New York Mets for 45 seasons as well as the New York Jets football team from 1964 to 1983. The venue was named in honor of William A. Shea, the man who was most responsible for bringing National League baseball back to New York. It was demolished in 2009 to create additional parking for the adjacent Citi Field, the current home of the Mets.
Terence Charles "Snowy" White (born 3 March 1948, Barnstaple, Devon) is an English guitarist, known for having played with Thin Lizzy (permanent member from 1980 to 1982) and with Pink Floyd (as a backing guitarist; he was first invited to tour with the band through Europe and the United States in 1977, and during The Wall shows in 1980) and, more recently, for Roger Waters' band.
Solid-state electronics means semiconductor electronics; electronic equipment using semiconductor devices such as semiconductor diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits (ICs).
Tame Impala is a psychedelic rock band conceived by Australian multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker.
The Animals are an English rhythm and blues and rock band, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Damned are an English rock band formed in London, England in 1976 by lead vocalist Dave Vanian, guitarist Brian James, bassist (and later guitarist) Captain Sensible, and drummer Rat Scabies.
The Dave Clark Five were an English pop rock band formed in Tottenham in 1957.
The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger, and John Densmore on drums.
The Echoes were an English musical group, established in London in early 1960 by singer Chris Wayne, for the Johnny Preston, Conway Twitty and Freddy Cannon tour of Great Britain.
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The Hollies are a British pop/rock group best known for their pioneering and distinctive three-part vocal harmony style.
The Horrors are an English rock band formed in Southend-on-Sea in 2005, consisting of lead vocalist Faris Badwan, guitarist Joshua Hayward, keyboardist and synthesiser player Tom Cowan (also known as Tom Furse), bassist Rhys Webb, and drummer and percussionist Joe Spurgeon.
"The House of the Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, sometimes called "Rising Sun Blues".
The Jam were an English mod revival/punk rock band during the 1970s and early 1980s, which formed in 1972 at Sheerwater Secondary School in Woking, in the county of Surrey.
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies.
The Monkees were an American rock and pop band originally active between 1966 and 1971, with reunion albums and tours in the decades that followed.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Shadows (originally known as The Drifters) were an English instrumental rock group, and were Cliff Richard's backing band from 1958 to 1968, having also collaborated again on numerous reunion tours.
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band formed in 1964 in New York City by singer/guitarist Lou Reed, multi-instrumentalist John Cale, guitarist Sterling Morrison, and drummer Angus MacLise (replaced by Moe Tucker in 1965).
The Yardbirds are an English rock band, formed in London in 1963.
The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by keyboardist and vocalist Rod Argent and vocalist Colin Blunstone.
Thomas Edward Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician and composer, and the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
The Thomas Organ Company is an American manufacturer of electronic keyboards and a one-time holder of the manufacturing rights to the Moog synthesizer.
Thomas Walter Jennings (28 February 1918 – 1978), also known as Tom Jennings, was an English businessman who was the founder of Jennings Organ Company.
Thomas Matthew DeLonge Jr. (born December 13, 1975) is an American musician, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Thomas Earl Petty (October 20, 1950 – October 2, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (alternately Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers) were an American rock band from Gainesville, Florida.
Anthony Christopher Hicks (born 16 December 1945) is an English guitarist and singer who has been a member of the British pop group The Hollies since 1963, and as such was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.
In music, tremolo, or tremolando, is a trembling effect.
Trixon was a drum and percussion instrument manufacturer, founded on September 18, 1947 by Karl-Heinz Weimer in Hamburg, Germany.
U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin formed in 1976.
A vacuum fluorescent display (VFD) is a display device used commonly on consumer electronics equipment such as video cassette recorders, car radios, and microwave ovens.
Vintage Guitar magazine is a consumer publication that focuses on vintage and classic fretted instruments, amplifiers, effects, and related gear, as well as notable players from all genres and eras.
Vintage musical equipment is older music gear, including instruments, amplifiers and speakers, sound recording equipment and effects pedals.
The Vox AC30 is a guitar amplifier manufactured by Vox.
Vox bass guitar is any of the bass guitars made by Vox, a British musical equipment company, in the 1960s.
The Vox Continental is a transistorized combo organ that was introduced in 1962.
The Mark is an electric guitar made by Vox.
The Vox Ultrasonic or V268 was a mid- to late-1960s hollow body thinline electric guitar.
A wah-wah pedal (or simply wah pedal) is a type of electric guitar effects pedal that alters the tone and frequencies of the guitar signal to create a distinctive sound, mimicking the human voice saying the onomatopoeic name "wah-wah".
William Alfred Sergeant (born 12 April 1958 in Liverpool) is an English guitarist, best known for being a member of Echo & the Bunnymen.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.