EPISODE #49: Guitar and the E.R.
Guitar players have to worry about their hands. Whether it's in the kitchen or on the basketball court, there are lots of ways to get hurt in a way that could stop your career, or slow you down at the very least. But there are few legendary guitarists who have bounced back from serious injuries - even losing fingers! - and had amazingly successful careers. Today on the Pickup, Joe and Matt reflect on these triumphs over adversity and the miraculous hands of Django Reinhardt, Les Paul, Hound Dog Taylor, Jerry Garcia and Tommy Iommi.
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The Pickup is an entirely unique and highly entertaining show blending music history and carefully curated songs while bringing discussion and an encyclopedic knowledge of guitar facts and illuminating insights into the world of a musician.
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