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Fender Announces Three New 60th Anniversary Jazzmaster Limited Edition Guitars

Fender is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its iconic Jazzmaster guitar with three new limited edition models: the 60th Anniversary ’58, Classic and Triple Jazzmaster guitars. Fender Limited ...
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Watch Electric Guitars Being Made in 1965 – England

“All this to make a bedlam of adolescent noise,” says the curmudgeonly narrator. The 1960’s were swept up by the boisterous, raging rock-and-roll wave. And at the heart ...
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Forgotten Guitar: Jimmy Page Offers an Up-Close Look at His “Number 1” Les Paul

Jimmy Page gives viewers an up-close and personal look at his “mistress and wife,” his cherished Gibson Les Paul. Once described by Jimmy Page as both his “mistress ...
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Fender Introduces New Limited Edition American Elite Telecaster HSS

Last month, Fender raised more than a few eyebrows when it unveiled the Parallel Universe guitar, a hybrid model combining the company’s Stratocaster and Telecaster models. Now, Fender ...
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A Brief History of Burns: The Classic British Guitar Brand (Part 2)

“I remember that little cherry guitar well,” Mike told me. “That’s what I had at the Star Club in Hamburg, after my Hofner Club 60. I think I ...
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A Brief History of Burns: The Classic British Guitar Brand

Chesham Close in Romford, Essex, does not look like a site of outstanding British rock ’n’ roll importance. Walk down the street today and you’re unlikely to be ...
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7 Guitars in Need of a Reissue (Part 1)

Unlike certain movie remakes, reissues of beloved guitar models of the past are often met with rave reviews when they re-enter the market. Whether a model became an ...
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7 Guitars in Need of a Reissue (Part 2)

1960s Gibson Melody Maker SG Out of all of the guitars on this list, the lack of a proper reissue on these models is the most surprising. The ...
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7 of the best Eric Clapton songs

Eric Clapton is one of the world’s most celebrated guitarists and rock musicians. Not only was he member of iconic bands The Yardbirds, Cream and Derek and the ...
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Iconic Guitar Brand Gibson Files For Bankruptcy

Company will refocus on its musical instruments, shedding its audio and home entertainment business. Those who fear the death of rock & roll won’t be happy to hear ...
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