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We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players, artists and sidemen. If you love guitar, success, life stories and meaningful life lessons, then stick around… you’re in the right place.

Everyone Loves Guitar Craig Garber

    • Music Interviews

We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players, and find out what makes them tick. Uncover the backstory behind your favorite guitar players, artists and sidemen. If you love guitar, success, life stories and meaningful life lessons, then stick around… you’re in the right place.

    Shane Gaalaas - Cosmosquad, Toque

    Shane Gaalaas - Cosmosquad, Toque

    GREAT stories: Leaving Canada and the work/VISA balancing act, opening for Nirvana, getting the gig with Yngwie, Schenker & B’z… growing up in a dysfunctional childhood environment, top 3 personal development takeaways. 100% REAL & RAW:

    • 2 hr 10 min
    Lou Pardini - Chicago

    Lou Pardini - Chicago

    The oldest of 6 brothers & a successful session player for 4 decades, Lou’s been the keyboardist & co-vocalist of Chicago since 2010. He’s also a prolific songwriter who’s written a No. 1 Billboard R & B hit. 

    • 1 hr 54 min
    Dan Knobler

    Dan Knobler

    How he started a successful music video and promotion company out of college,  moving to Nashville from NYC, working with Judy Collins, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Bela Fleck, Feist… accomplishment vs. impostor syndrome, setting boundaries, balancing work and family time, and more. Pay attention, you’ll definitely be hearing Dan Knobler’s name, again and again - he’s a bright, hardworking producer with a very promising future

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Neil Jason - Bryan Ferry, Saturday Night Live Band, Mark Knopfler

    Neil Jason - Bryan Ferry, Saturday Night Live Band, Mark Knopfler

    Working with Bryan Ferry, The Brecker Brothers, Paul McCartney, Phil Ramone, John McLaughlin, Narada Michael Walden, Pete Townshend, Mark Knopfler, Eddie Van Halen, Yoko Ono & the Plastic Ono Band, Eddie Van Halen, Will Lee, Phil Manzanera, Mick Jagger, Grace Slick, Paul Shaffer, Gladys Knight… playing more thoughtfully, being in the moment, tons more

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Darran Charles - Godsticks

    Darran Charles - Godsticks

    VERY intense convo about how Darran worked tirelessly on getting the band launched, including booking ALL their early gigs across Europe... dealing with depression and coming to terms with how to remediate it… being more self-reflective, a tragedy and a friend who made Darran start questioning things, dealing with perfectionism, loyalty, and loads of other interesting bits and pieces. Lovely guy, very genuine:

    • 2 hr 32 min
    Gary Pihl - Boston, Alliance, Sammy Hagar

    Gary Pihl - Boston, Alliance, Sammy Hagar

    Moving to San Francisco & taking guitar lessons from Jerry Garcia, getting connected with Sammy Hagar and Tom Scholz, playing in front of 80,000 people, seeing Hendrix, The Doors, Cream… not getting involved in the drug scene, photography & becoming more flexible

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

Eric Johanson ,

In depth interviews

Craig really goes beyond the usual gear or technique related questions, and delves into the deeper journey of an artist's life. Really great podcast.

GStoner42 ,

Great interview with David Grier

I’m a new listener who came here to listen to the David Grier interview. That was fantastic and I’ll be back for more.

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Eric Krasno - Jan. 2020

Great interview!!!

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