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Tommy Emmanuel teaches variations in “Freight Train” by Elizabeth Cotten

Tommy is back for a lesson on how to apply what we’ve learned to Elizabeth Cotten’s classic song, “Freight Train.” Elizabeth Cotten, who is left-handed, taught herself how ...
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Eric Clapton guitar raises £25,000 at auction

The guitar, a 1978 Guild D55NT natural-wood acoustic, was sold at Gardiner Houlgate auctions in Corsham, Wiltshire. A guitar owned by rock star Eric Clapton – complete with ...
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World’s oldest electric bass guitar sells on eBay for $23,000

Only three of the obscure Audiovox Model 736 electric bass guitars are known to still exist. An ultra-rare Audiovox 736 Model, the first electric bass guitar ever made, ...
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Great Acoustics: 1932 Gibson L-10

When introduced in 1929, the Gibson L-10 – with its ebony finish, nickel hardware and relatively simple ornamentation – was a lower-cost alternative to the flagship L-5. But ...
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Interview with Dylan Smith + His solo version of ‘Sultans of Swing’ and many more

Dylan Smith is a massive Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler fan. A week ago, his friend – Richard Benham send us email and he told us about Dylan’s ...
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Tommy Emmanuel teaches his picking style (Video)

In the video below, Tommy Emmanuel will show you and help you how to get started to thumb and finger guitar style. He said that he just wants ...
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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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