Remembering the Artists
Photographed by Chris Walter

April 20, 2012

Guitarist Bert Weedon dies at age 91.

English guitarist Bert Weedon died today. He was the first British guitarist to have a hit record in the UK Singles Chart, in 1959, and his best-selling tutorial guides, Play in a Day, were a major influence on many leading musicians, from Hank Marvin to Brian May.[1]