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Remember The Sound Effects Guy From Police Academy, He’s The Real Thing

Remember Michael Winslow, the guy that could do all the sound effects in the movie Police Academy? He is the real thing, I have seen many performances of his talent to be able to copy sounds, leading me to believe that he really did all those sounds in the movie.

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Watch Rayman’s 5 Favorite Guitar Solos [VIDEO]

I've loved guitar solos ever since I watched McGuinn of the Byrds pick his twelve string Rickenbacker, and Zal Yanofsky of the Lovin Spoonful play a screamin solo, then fall off the stage into the crowd and not miss a note

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Win a $2,400 Stevie Ray Vaughan Signature Model Fender Stratocaster

To celebrate the release of the 30th anniversary edition of Stevie Ray Vaughan's debut, 'Texas Flood,' we're teaming up with Sony Legacy, Fender and GuySpeed to give one lucky reader a Stevie Ray Vaughan signature model Stratocaster valued at $2,399.99. 10 runners-up will also win the Legacy Edition two-CD set of 'Texas Flood.'

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St. Jude Radiothon Gives You the Once in a Lifetime Chance to Own an Autographed Guitar

Listen Wednesday and Thursday to hear songs of inspiration and stories from families that have benefited from the life saving research at St. Jude, the hospital without walls.  We call it a "hospital without walls" because they share their information around the world at no cost.  Children here in the Northland are being treated with protocol developed at St. Jude.

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Vimeo
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Guitar Player Guides Viewers Through the History of Rock and Roll With 100 of the Best Guitar Riffs in History [VIDEO]

If you're a fan of rock and roll, guitars, or music in general; this video is really worth checking out. Someone from the Chicago Music Exchange, a music supply outlet, put together a compilation of the 100 most memorable and recognizable guitar riffs through the history of the genre.

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Ronald Martinez, Getty Images
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Slash Remembers His First Guitar

You never forget your first. Of course, we’re talking about guitars. Did you think we meant something else? The nerve of some people. Either way, in a new interview, Slash discusses the instruments on which he got his start.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Tom Petty’s Stolen Guitars Recovered

Finally, some good news in the world of classic rock. Five guitars belonging to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were recovered Tuesday (April 17). The instruments had been reported missing since Friday, when they were taken from the Culver City, Calif. soundstage where the band was rehearsing for its upcoming tour, which begins Wednesday night in Broomfield, Colo.

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Amy Sussman/Getty Images
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Guitar Owned By Les Paul Purchased By ‘Pawn Stars’ For $90,000

A guitar that once belonged to legendary guitarist Les Paul was recently purchased for $90,000 by Rick and Corey Harrison, the proprieters of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas featured on the popular television show ‘Pawn Stars.’

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George de Sota, Getty Images
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Kiss Stars Paul Stanley and Ace Frehley Both Announce New Guitars

Ace Frehley may not be sharing the stage with Paul Stanley and the other original members of Kiss anymore, but thanks to a pair of new custom guitars being produced by Washburn and Les Paul, you can relive your memories of the band’s glory days with some hot licks of your own.

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Gregg Roth
Gregg Roth
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Peter Frampton Recovers Prized Missing Guitar After More Than 30 Years

Remarkably, Peter Frampton has been reunited with one of his most prized guitars more than 30 years after it was believed to be lost forever.

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Celebrate Les Paul’s Birthday With Playable Google Doodle

Today, Google is paying tribute to the late guitar pioneer Les Paul with a guitar-themed doodle that allows users to play it and record songs of their own.

The doodle, which was designed by engineers Kristopher Hom and Joey Hurst and doodle team lead Ryan Germick, will be up for 24 hours, and was released to celebrate what would have been Paul's 96th birthday. (Paul, a leader in the development of the solid-body electric guitar, died of complications from pneumonia in 2009.)

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These Kids Can Really Play Guitar [VIDEO]

We can't tell you how old these kids are, or even what country this is. But, as you can see for yourself, these five children sure play a mean -- if unflinchingly polite -- guitar.

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