Hard Rock Cafe Margarita Memorabilia
Brian Wilson; Jeff Foskett
Though it was tardy by over thirty years, Brian Wilson’s “teenage symphony to God”, Smile, reminded everyone that the main Beach Boy was still pop music’s preeminent genius. Brian’s guitarist Jeff Foskett used this custom Gibson J-150 acoustic – with its extra-groovy fretboard inlay – on every date of the Smile tour and it was autographed by both Jeff and, of course, Brian Wilson.
When Velvet Revolver hit the scene in '03, it must've been weird for rhythm guitarist Dave Kushner. The band had four rock legends- and they had Dave. You could almost hear the chorus of, “Who's that dude? Someone's cousin? How'd he get this plum gig?” He's Dave Kushner from Wasted Youth, Infectious Grooves, and Loaded. He's one of the most rock-solid, tasty guitarists on the west coast. That's who he is. He's VR's ace-in-the-hole. Their secret weapon. Dave used this Fernandes electric (his signature model) on The Tonight Show in '05.
Paul Reed Smith Guitar
Their seven-song set at 1969’s Woodstock festival has become so legendary, it’s easy to forget that Carlos and his eponymous, Latin-influenced rock powerhouse were essentially an unknown San Francisco group that lucked into the gig. Over incredible timbale- and conga-infused rhythms, Santana laid down a new kind of blues – melodic, soaring, and soulful as hell. Thirty years after his triumph at Woodstock, Carlos began a series of collaborations that brought his music to a whole new generation. He played this lovely PRS on the single, “Game of Love” with vocalist Michelle Branch.