Guitar Connection

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Guitar Connection is an instrumental guitar album, produced and played by French guitarist Jean Pierre Danel.

Jean-Pierre Danel

Released in France by Sony/BMG in July 2006, it was the only instrumental guitar record ever to reach the number one spot in the charts in France (as well as number 3 in Belgium), staying there for two weeks, and receiving a gold disc after three weeks (with more than 160,000 copies sold). The album provided three hit singles.[citation needed]

"Guitar Connection Volume 2" was released in March 2007, with some famous guest stars, and includes a duet with The Shadows' guitarist Hank Marvin on the famous jazzy standard "Nivram". The album hit the #8 spot in the charts, and provided a top 5 hit single, two top 10 and a top 20. The video version got a double platinum disc, and danel received the "Grand Prix Français de la Guitare".

Guitar Connection 3 was released in July 2008, and hit the charts at #18. It provided two hit singles, including a top 10. The DVD got a platinum disc.

Guitar Connection - Tribute to The Shadows hit the charts at #6 in March 2009, and the video version got a gold disc. The album provided a new hit single.

The Best Of Guitar Connection hit the charts at #23 in September 2009 and will be followed by a limited edition, Guitar Connection Anthology, in December.

Track listing[edit]

  1. MISIRLOU (From the film Pulp Fiction)
  2. EUROPA
  3. APACHE
  4. GUITAR BOOGIE
  5. JAMES BOND (Theme)
  6. PARISIENNE WALKWAYS
  7. CONCERTO DE ARANJUEZ
  8. WALK DON'T RUN
  9. WIPE OUT
  10. SLEEPWALK
  11. FBI
  12. DUELING BANJOS (From the film Déliverance)
  13. ONE MORE BLUES
  14. MINI SKIRT
  15. A LOVE THEME FOR SABINE
  16. WOODEN LEG STOMP
  17. BALLAD FOR A FRIEND
  18. JEUX INTERDITS (From the film Jeux Interdits)