Farewell, Mr. 335: In the midst of a farewell tour, Larry Carlton reminisces about his signature sound

Since 1971, when his sweetly tantalizing bent-string lick on the Crusaders’ hit “Put It Where You Want It” first embedded itself on our collective consciousness, guitarist Larry Carlton has possessed the most delicious and instantly identifiable finger vibrato in the business. Since then, Carlton has placed his signature singing tone in a variety of settings,

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