The Stray Cats came on the scene in the early 1980s with a sound that was more 1950s and brought new life to the Rockabilly style that was so popular then.
We have had the rhythm guitar parts to *Year Of The Cat*available for some time but we now have added new videos going over the lead sections to this great song by Al Stewart.
Many songs of the 80s were driven by keyboard riffs and a synthesized, electronic rhythm feel.
A popular sound of the 1960s came to be known as Surf Music.
The late 1980s brought us a one-hit-wonder out of Liverpool, The La’s.
Poison was one of the glam/hair metal bands of the 80s who had their biggest hit with the power ballad *Every Rose Has Its Thorn*.
One of the biggest bands of the 80s, Bon Jovi, featured some good songwriting and some great guitar playing, mostly from the team of Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora.
*Thick As A Brick*by Ian Anderson and his alter ego, Jethro Tull. It
features very intricate and rapid flatpicking with complex syncopation,
all of which must continue when the singing enters, and that is all just in ...
One of the most intricate acoustic guitar songs from Jethro Tull’s Aqualung is *Mother Goose.*One of the most intricate acoustic guitar songs from Jethro Tull’s Aqualung is *Mother Goose.*
*Wond’ring Aloud*is a beautiful ballad/folk song tucked into the middle of Aqualung, by Jethro Tull.