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Buddy Guy pushing for blues on popular radio

Buddy Guy knows that blues music isn't the taste of today's youth, but the Chicago guitar legend wants to show directors at radio stations and aspiring musicians that the classic sound is still alive with his new album, "Rhythm & Blues."Full story

Man has brain surgery while awake, strumming guitar

  Brad Carter, an actor and guitarist in Los Angeles, underwent brain surgery to fix benign tremors after medications failed to cure them. He was awake for six hours of the surgery, playing his guitar to help doctors implant a wire inside his head. Chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman comments.

Spaniard hopes ceramic guitar will help shattered industry

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish musician played a guitar fashioned from ceramic for the first time in public on Wednesday and said he hoped production of the instrument could boost the flagging pottery industry of his hometown. Full story

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  Constructive ways to make customer complaints

When you experience bad customer service, there’s a right and wrong way to make a complaint. Psychologist Elizabeth Lombardo and TODAY contributor and etiquette expert Harriet Cole explain the tactics you should use to fight constructively and get what you want.

  Oddest eBay, Craigslist items: Lint, air guitar, more

The TODAY anchors reveal some of the strangest items that can be found for sale on eBay and Craigslist, from positive pregnancy tests and belly button lint to a spot in heaven and a human soul.

  Paul McCartney drops guitar pick on Elvis’ grave

Legendary musician Paul McCartney visited the resting place of Elvis Presley in his first trip to Graceland, saying he dropped a guitar pick  on his grave “so Elvis can play in Heaven.”

  Guitars amp up sex appeal, study says

Two recent studies suggest that men are perceived as being more attractive when they are holding a guitar. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  'I'm Going to Take You Guys Down!'

When Max finds out that his rare guitar is not worth as much as he originally thought, he is not afraid to let Curtis know what he really thinks. Watch the showdown.

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