Marshall also said that Satriani would be visiting their factory to test out different amps,
but had no details on future collaborations.
It is unclear as to whether the relationship with Marshall is exclusive; in the clips
of Chickenfoot’s show, both Peavey and
Marshall amps were seen in the background.
Satriani’s latest JSX model with Peavey
debuted at NAMM 2009.
Representatives of Peavey had no
comment on the story.
Jackson, Bogle, Others Died in June
June was a sad month in the music world.
Besides the high-profile death of icon
Michael Jackson, we also lost Ventures
guitarist Bob Bogle, former Ink Spots guitarist Huey Long, former Wilco guitarist Jay
Bennett, former Bob Dylan backup guitarist
Kenny Rankin, and former Jimmy Buffet/
Nashville rocker Tim Krekel.
Bob Bogle’s instrumental style on tunes like
“Hawaii Five-O” and “Walk—Don’t Run” in
the sixties inspired countless would-be guitarists to pick up the instrument. Bogle died of
non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at age 75 on June
14. He lived to see the Ventures inducted
into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.
Huey Long was a studio jazz musician who
replaced Bernie Mackie as the guitarist for
the Ink Spots for a short time in 1945 and
1960. He enjoyed a 70+ year career as a
guitarist in the music industry, beginning in
1933. He died June 10 at age 105.
Jay Bennett was a key figure in the early
years of the band Wilco. He left the band in
2001 to pursue a solo career as a guitarist,
producer and session musician. Bennett was
a talented musician who played guitar, piano,
bass and sang. He died of a pain medication
overdose on May 24 at age 45.
Kenny Rankin was a guitarist and songwriter
who played in Bob Dylan’s backup band for
Dylan’s 1965 album, Bringing It All Back Home.
He also had a solo career, gaining attention for
covers of the Beatles’ “Blackbird” and “Penny
Lane” in the seventies. He died of lung cancer
on June 9 at age 69.
Tim Krekel was the lead guitarist in Jimmy
Buffett’s band in the seventies, lending
his chops to songs like, “Cheeseburger in
Paradise” and “Livingston Saturday Night.”
He helped bring rock ‘n’ roll to Nashville with
his band, The Sluggers, and was important
in the Louisville music scene. He wrote songs
for many acts over the past few decades,
including Crystal Gayle and Patty Loveless,
and released a few solo albums along the
way. He died on June 24 at age 58.
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