History

History

Watch Electric Guitars Being Made in 1965 – England

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“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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A Brief History of Burns: The Classic British Guitar Brand (Part 2)

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“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

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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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Guitar company Gibson reportedly facing bankruptcy

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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)

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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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Happy Birthday to the Queen of Psychedelic Soul

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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 story behind “5:15 AM” first song from Mark’s solo album Shangri-La

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Shangri-La is the fourth solo studio album by Mark Knopfler, released on 28 September 2004 produced by Mark himself and Chuck Ainlay. The first track on this Knopfler’s ...
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The history of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Two (1934 – 1945)

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In the first post we wrote about history of this amazing company for guitars, during the period from 1984 to 1922. Today, we’ll wrote part two of the ...
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Mark Knopfler and his performance for The Last Post – a project of Superact

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This year we will celebrate 100-years anniversary from World War One. But, before 4 years in 2014, Mark Knopfler has made one short video performance for the Last ...
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Do you know which is the first album which was sold in a million CD copies?

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On 13 May 1985, Dire Straits has released their fifth studio album “Brothers In Arms”. With this album, band members reached the biggest success in their careers. With ...
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