Bert Weedon
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Influential guitarist Bert Weedon dies

Influential guitarist Bert Weedon, best known for creating the popular tutorial manual Play In A Day, has died aged 91.

Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney and Brian May are reportedly among the stars who learned to play guitar from his books.

Born in east London, in May 1920, he had been ill for some time and died at his home in Beaconsfield, his friend John Adrian said.

This interview was first broadcast on BBC One in October 2008.

  • 20 Apr 2012