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what makes a great riff

What Makes a Great Riff?

It only takes a few notes, but you’re hooked. In this episode of their “Breaking It Down” podcast, John Montagna and Jeff Ganz furiously trade riffs and analyze what makes them so great.

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Woodstock’s Enduring Legacy

Nearly a half-century after Woodstock, we take a look at other artists of the era (Peter Max, The Beatles) and how the festival continues to impact American culture.

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The Bands of Woodstock: Overlooked, Forgotten and Legendary

Everyone knows about Hendrix, Joplin and the Dead. But there were many other bands, including some really big names, that got lost in the mix — for various reasons. And there were others that were just … odd. See more in the next episode of our Woodstock video series.