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Roxy Music celebrated the 50th anniversary of the release of its eponymous debut album with a celebratory tour this year. Call them glam or art rock, Roxy Music sounds like no other band. While debonair frontman Bryan Ferry and electronics wizard Brian Eno have claimed most of the limelight since the group’s inception, guitarist Phil Manzanera is perhaps most responsible for the group’s signature sound (often using his “signature” 1964 'Cardinal Red' Gibson Firebird VII). His soaring solos are among the most exciting ever committed to tape..