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"Sailing To Rio" Written And Performed By Gerry McGee

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The Ventures - Sample Sounds

You can listen to the sample sounds of the New Albums on CD in the Japanese website of PONY CANYON INC. (click here)

sábado, 26 de julho de 2008


Mais de trinta grandes artistas têm identificado como The Ventures a sua influência.

George Harrison (The Beatles) declarou em uma entrevista à Guitar Player, que The Beatles preferiu o som da guitarra americana de The Ventures à contemporâneos britânicos.

Quando perguntado o nome do rock mais influente em guitarra solo, Joe Walsh (James Gang and The Eagles) disse que incluiu toda a música de "Walk Don't Run", porque ele mudou muitas vidas de guitarristas.

Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield e Crosby, Still & Nash (and Young)) contou ao Don Wilson que ele aprendeu a tocar com gravações dos Ventures.

Jeff Baxter (Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers) e Gene Simmons (Kiss) foram os primeiros membros do Ventures Fan Club.

Outras identificações de influências com The Ventures, incluem: Carl Wilson (Beach Boys), Jeff Cook (Alabama), Roger Fisher (Heart), Keith Moon (The Who), Alan White (Yes), Roger Glover (Deep Purple), Jimmy Page (Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin), Robby Krieger (The Doors), Joey Ramone e Marky Ramone (The Ramones), Elliot Easton (The Cars), Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton e Steven Tyler (Aerosmith), Peter Frampton e muitos outros.

Fonte referência: Wikipédia (inglês) e Site Oficial dos The Ventures

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