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Guitar (1991) - Documentary Film


    Featuring »

Chet Atkins, Paul (Ashley Warren) Atkinson, Jennifer Batten, Jeff(rey) (Skunk) Baxter, Bob (Robert Lenard) Bogle, Lindsey Buckingham, Billy Burnette, Steve(n) (Lee) (The Colonel) Cropper, Al (Laurence) DiMeola/Di Meola, Buzz(y) (Howard) Feiten/Featon, David/Dave Gilmour, Tony (Anthony) Iommi, Eric Johnson, B(lues) B(oy) (Riley) King, Sam(uel) (Burl) Kinison, Mark Knopfler, Jan Kuehnemund, Steve Lukather, Hank Brian Marvin, Brian May, Thomas McRocklin/McRockland, Les(ter) (William) Paul (Poifus), Joe Satriani, Brian Setzer, Stephen Stills, Mel Taylor, Tommy Tedesco, The Ventures, Steve(n) (Siro) Vai, Joe Walsh, Bert (Herbert Maurice William) Weedon, Don Wilson (Wilde)

    Tracklisting »
Driving Guitars
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 0:06
  Comments: by The Ventures
Sleep Walk
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 1:38
  Comments: by Brian Setzer & Jeff Skunk Baxter. Billed as "Sleepwalk".
Goin' DownLyrics available
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 1:21
  Comments: by Sam Kinison & Jeff Skunk Baxter
Apache
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 0:49
  Comments: by Bert Weedon & Jeff Skunk Baxter
FBI
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 1:38
  Comments: by Hank Marvin & Jeff Skunk Baxter
How High The Moon
  Date Performance: 1991
  Comments: by Les Paul. Recorded at Fat Tuesdays, New York
Honky Tonk Dream
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 1:06
  Comments: by Les Paul. Recorded at Fat Tuesdays, New York
Early Morning Blues
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 1:46
  Comments: by Brian May & Les Paul. Recorded at Fat Tuesdays, New York
Mr. Bojangles
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 0:39
  Comments: by Chet Atkins
Mystery Train
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 2:57
  Comments: by Chet Atkins, Jeff Skunk Baxter & Steve Cropper. Recorded at the Bluebird Cafe, Nashville, Tennessee.
The Thrill Is Gone
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 2:43
  Comments: by B.B. King & Jeff Skunk Baxter
Johnny B. Goode
  Date Performance: 1991, Running Time: 9:06
  Comments: by 500 Guitar Players. Recorded at the Musicians Institute Of Technology, Hollywood, CA (Performers list incomplete)
    Guest Appearances »

Aynsley Dunbar, John (Alec) Entwistle, Pat Hicks, Pat Hicks, Jamie Muhoberac/Mahoberac, Joe Pusateri, Jim Triggs, Jim Triggs

    Released »

1991-09

    Format »

VHS

    Other Appearances »
Mickey (Michael R.) Shapiro (Producer), Chuck (Charles Edward) Berry (Anderson) (Songwriter), Blind (Arthur) Blake (Songwriter), Bob (Robert Lenard) Bogle (Songwriter), Bob (Robert Lenard) Bogle (Songwriter), Rick Darnell (Songwriter), Nokie (Nole Floyd) Edwards (Songwriter), Nokie (Nole Floyd) Edwards (Songwriter), John(ny) S. Farina (Songwriter), Santo A. Farina (Songwriter), Ann Farina (Songwriter), Santo A. Farina (Songwriter), John(ny) S. Farina (Songwriter), Peter Gormley (Songwriter), Nancy Hamilton (Songwriter), Roy Hawkins (Songwriter), Morgan Lewis (Songwriter), Jerry (Jeremiah Patrick) Lordan (Songwriter), (Willie/William) Don(ald) Nix (Songwriter), A(rthur) L(eo) (Doodle) Owens (Songwriter), (Little) Junior (Herman) Parker(, Jr.) (Songwriter), Sam(uel) (Cornelius) Phillips (Songwriter), Warren Robb (Songwriter), Jerry Jeff Walker (Ronald Clyde Crosby) (Songwriter), Don Wilson (Wilde) (Songwriter), Don Wilson (Wilde) (Songwriter), Linda Cobb (Design), Kerren/Karen Cohen (Back Cover Photography), Yvonne Shapiro (Back Cover Photography), Kerren/Karen Cohen (Associate Producer), Clark Santee (Director), William Claxton (Front Cover Photography), David Harvey (Co-Director), M.R.S. Enterprises, Inc. (A Production Of)

    Publisher »

Warner Reprise Video

    Catalogue Number »

3-38251

    Running Time »

59:52

    Liner Notes »

Gui·tar (gi-'tär'). n. best friend, protector, lover, confidence builder; helps with my problems; part of me; sexual and sensual; lost to it; symbol of freedom, power, and rebellion; merely wood and strings.

This unique excursion into what the guitar is and what it represents to players and fans is the first in a series of programs exploring contemporary rock musicians and their instruments.

Through interview and performance, 30 of the world's greatest guitarists from England, New York, Los Angeles, Nashville and Austin define the guitar with host Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan and Doobie Brothers). Exciting concert segments include Les Paul, Al Di Meola, and Brian May; Chet Atkins and Steve Cropper; Brian Setzer, John Entwistle, Billy Burnette, Buzz Feiten and Aynsley Dunbar.

Dedicated to the memory of Leo Fender

Mickey Shapiro presents

Guitar

Promotion Consideration:
Mayfair Hotel, London
Sheraton, Music City, nashville
Gramercy Park Hotel, New York

Special thanks:
Musicians Institute Of Technology, Hollywood, CA and Alan Eidson and the wonderful 500 guitar students
The Guitar Center and David Weiderman
Gibson Guitar Factory
Bluebird Cafe and Amy Kurland, Nashville, Tennessee
Fat Tuesdays, New York
Cabot Safety Corp., earplugs for "500 guitar" segment
KRLU Television, Austin
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
U.S. Air Force
Marshall Amplifiers
Roland
Studio Instrument Rentals
Studio On Wheels
Abbey Road Studios, London
Air Recording Studios, London
Mad Hatter Recording Studio, Los Angeles
Paramount Studios
Martin Wyatt
Rhino Bucket
Warner Bros. - Georgia Bergman, John Beug, Alisse Kingsley, Donna Alexander, Vic Feracci, Linda Cobb, Sally Vail, Susan Edwards, Yvonne Troxclair, Ray Still
Warner Bros. Pay Television - Eric Frankel

Approximate running time; 60 minutes

Warner Reprise Video, a division of Warner Bros. Records, Inc., an AOL Time Warner Company
3300 Warner Blvd
Burbank, CA 91505-4694

75 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10019-6908

(C) 1991 M.R.S. Enterprises, Inc.

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For non-commercial private exhibition. Any public performance, other use, or copying is strictly prohibited.

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Printed/Made in U.S.A.

Dolby Stereo

VHS Hi-Fi

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There are some interview clips of Lindsey as well as him playing guitar with Jeff Baxter (audio underneath interview) which they cut to shots of as well (unknown song).

Billy is not interviewed but he takes part in the "500 guitarists jam" at the end of the documentary.

Running times of tracks in above tracklisting consist soley of the length of the song portion of the audio track.

    Last Modified »
2012-09-17
    Tracklisting »
Discography entry submitted by John Fitzgerald.