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Alice Cooper says Joe Perry takes guitar lessons with Johnny Depp

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Alice Cooper says Joe Perry takes guitar lessons with Johnny Depp

Alice Cooper talked with Bilboard about Johnny Depp guitar skills, saying Joe Perry take’s guitar lessons from him often.

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Read what he said:

“The great thing about Johnny Depp and [Aerosmith and Hollywood Vampires guitarist] Joe Perry is, Joe Perry actually takes guitar lessons from Johnny Depp sometimes.

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“Johnny was a guitar player way before he was an actor. We all kinda knew that. I didn’t know how good he was until he came up and played with us two or three times. When we put the Hollywood Vampires together, one night Joe got sick and couldn’t play, and Johnny played all the leads.

“Everybody in the audience was in shock, because Johnny’s a great guitar player. He’s not an actor trying to be a rock star; he’s a rock star that accidentally became an actor.

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“There was a movie that he did called ‘Chocolat’ where he played a gypsy jazz guitar player, and he plays all the Django Reinhardt stuff, and that’s the stuff Joe was sitting there listening to going, ‘What is that?’ [Johnny] goes, ‘Let me show you how to play this stuff.’

“I’m watching Joe trying to pick up the chording on the stuff and I’m going, ‘That’s great! These two guitar players are teaching each other stuff!'”

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I am a brazilian journalist, a classic rock and heavy metal lover. Music has always been part of my life, helped me through tough moments and was with me to celebrate the good ones. When i became a journalist i knew i wanted to write about my passions. After college I did a postgraduate degree in digital communication. This has helped me to make the website better and bring the best of classic rock to the world! MTB: 0021377/MG

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