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Various - Guitar Speak album download
Blues Rock, Hard Rock
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    Guitar Speak
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    Blues Rock, Hard Rock
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Various ‎– Guitar Speak. For rock music Guitar is King and this album features a veritable royalty of rock guitar players, each performing one - unique to this LP - instrumental track. Unencumbered by rock vocals, this album provides an opportunity for these great musicians to demonstrate their prowess and versatility in letting their fingers do the talking. The tunes run the gamut from outright rockers to soulful melodies. These players are masters of their art; this is rock and roll at its best.

IRS Records put out several "Guitar Speak" albums starting in 1988, with this album, in their "No Speak" series. It features 12 songs made especially for this album from 12 guitar legends. All instrumental, "Guitar Speak" volume one is as about as good as these type of various artists albums get. It's 12 melodic songs run from heavy, to funky, to almost fusion. Just about every cut here is a cut above the rest.

This album has an average beat per minute of 75 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 75/75 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Guitar Speak - The Best of Jake White Guitar Instrumentals. Album starts at BPM, ends at 75BPM (+75), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Get the Tempo of more than 6 Million songs.

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1 Alvin Lee No Limit
Guitar [Gibson 335 /Tokai] – Alvin LeeKeyboards – David HubbardProducer – Alvin Lee
3:52
2 Randy California The Prisoner
Bass – Liberty*Guitar – Randy CaliforniaPercussion – Ed CassidyProducer – Randy California
3:36
3 Eric Johnson Western Flyer
Bass – Roscoe BeckDrums – Tommy TaylorGuitar [1954 Fender Stratocaster] – Eric Johnson Producer – Eric Johnson
4:03
4 Leslie West Let Me Out 'A Here
Guitar [Steinberger M Series] – Leslie WestProducer – Leslie West, P. Orofino*
3:51
5 Ronnie Montrose Blood Alley
Bass – Glenn LetschDrums – Dean Johnson Producer – Ronnie MontroseRhythm Guitar [Grover Jackson Esq.], Lead Guitar [MK Series] – Ronnie Montrose
3:53
6 Steve Howe Sharp On Attack
Drums – Nigel Glockner*Guitar [Fender Telecaster, Gibson ES 175D, Fender Stratocaster], Twelve-String Guitar [Rickenbacker], Acoustic Guitar [Martin MC 28], Bass [Fender Precision], Synthesizer [Roland D50] – Steve HoweProducer – Steve Howe
3:25
7 Phil Manzanera Sphinx
Bass Guitar, Synth [Taurus Bass Pedals] – John WettonDrums, Percussion – Mikey SturgesGuitar [Midi Guitar] – Phil ManzaneraProducer – Phil Manzanera
4:48
8 Rick Derringer Sloe Moon Rising
Drums – Nick Parker Guitar [Steinberger] – Rick DerringerProducer – Rick Derringer
5:27
9 Pete Haycock Danjo
Acoustic Guitar [Hofner Nightingale/Harmony] – Pete HaycockBass – Livingston BrownHarmony Vocals – Lucienne HaycockKeyboards – Chuck BucknellProducer – Pete HaycockSaxophone – Nigel Bowers
3:31
10 Steve Hunter Urban Strut
Bass – Jim Johnson*Drums – Bruce GaryGuitar [B.C. Rich Iron Bird] – Steve HunterProducer – Paul Brown, Steve Hunter
4:00
11 Hank Marvin Captain Zlogg
Guitar [Fender Stratocaster 1958] – Hank MarvinProducer – Hank Marvin, Peter R. Vince*
3:57
12 Robby Krieger Strut-A-Various
Bass – John AvilaBrass – Earth, Wind And Fire Brass Section*Drums – John Hernandez*Guitar [Gibson ES 355] – Robby KriegerProducer – Robby Krieger
4:27

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – I.R.S. Records
  • Copyright (c) – I.R.S. Records
  • Mastered At – Precision Lacquer

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – The Leisure Process
  • Coordinator [Project Coordinator UK] – Brian Justice*
  • Coordinator [Project Coordinator USA] – Sig Sigworth
  • Directed By [Project Director] – Stevo Glendinning
  • Executive-Producer – Miles A. Copeland III*
  • Mastered By – Stephen Marcussen
  • Photography By [Cover] – The Douglas Brothers

Notes

For rock music Guitar is King and this album features a veritable royalty of rock guitar players, each performing one - unique to this LP- instrumental track. Unencumbered by rock vocals, this album provides an opportunity for these great musicians to demonstrate their prowess and versatility in letting their fingers do the talking. The tunes run the gamut from outright rockers to soulful melodies. These players are masters of their art; this is rock and roll at its best.
Alvin Lee (Ten Years After)
Randy California (Spirit)
Eric Johnson
Leslie West (Mountain)
Ronnie Montrose
Steve Howe (Yes, Asia)
Phil Manzanera (Roxy Music)
Rick Derringer
Pete Haycock (Climax Blues Band)
Steve Hunter (Lou Reed, Alice Cooper)
Hank Marvin (The Shadows)
Robbie Krieger (The Doors)

℗ 1988 I.R.S. Records
© 1988 I.R.S. Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7674-22240-2 8

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ILP 033 Various Guitar Speak ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 033 UK 1988
IRS-42240 Various Guitar Speak ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records IRS-42240 US 1988
ILP 033 Various Guitar Speak ‎(LP, Album) Illegal Records , I.R.S. Records ILP 033 UK 1988
CDLIB 5175 Various Guitar Speak ‎(CD, Comp) Liberation Records CDLIB 5175 Australia 1988
IRS-42240 Various Guitar Speak ‎(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records IRS-42240 Canada 1988