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Guitar company Gibson reportedly facing bankruptcy

Iconic guitar brand Gibson could be on the brink of bankruptcy, according to a report. The company, whose Les Paul and SG instruments have been played by generations ...
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The History of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Four (1969 – 1994)

The history of Gibson, simply put, is one of the great stories of American enterprise. From its humble beginnings more than a century ago, to its “golden age” ...
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Couple rare images from Mark Knopfler and his best friends

He will always be in our hearts. His music is special to us and completely in one word – Mark is legend. Many songs, lyrics, hits and many ...
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Suhr releases Aura Guitar and Riot Mini Distortion from NAMM 2018

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its founding, Suhr has released a limited run of the Aura single-cutaway guitar. The Aura is an LP-style electric with plenty of ...
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Video: Ibanez Guitars – Releases RG Genesis Series of Guitars for NAAM 2018

Based on the original 1987 RGs, Ibanez’s new RG Genesis Series of guitars are loud, fast shredding machines—sporting bright colors and flat necks for sweep-picking, finger-tapping, and lightning ...
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Fender Strat, signed for Charity by Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton & many others, found after 10 years

A classic Fender Stratocaster that went missing after being singed for charity by Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, Jimmy Page and other guitar heroes has been found more than ...
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Happy Birthday to the Queen of Psychedelic Soul

Born on January 19, 1943, Janis Joplin grew up in Port Arthur, Texas. Culturally conservative and bourgeois, the mid-sized oil refinery city was a protected environment for Janis ...
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The history of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Three (1946 – 1965)

Before eight days we shared the part two of history of Gibson guitars from the 1934 to 1945 and World War 2. Today we wrote about third period ...
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“I Sabotaged Everything I Got Involved In”: Eric Clapton Looks Back On A ‘Life In 12 Bars’

Eric Clapton was greeted with a standing ovation as he made a suitably god-like entrance at the British Film Institute on London’s South Bank, on the evening of ...
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All-Star George Harrison tribute concert gets massive vinyl reissue

2002 concert featuring Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and more to be pressed on 180-gram LPs for first time. George Harrison’s estate will celebrate the late Beatles ...
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