Guitar History

Guitar History

Richie Owens: “The Story of My Father’s 1960 Fender Custom Telecaster”

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Richie Owens is an award-winning producer, engineer, multi-instrumentalist, and veteran instrument industry designer, collector, dealer, historian, and consultant. A fifth-generation musician, Owens has worked with a variety of ...
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Guitar History: Gretsch 7680 Super Axe ‘Chet Atkins’

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Most of us are – or should be – aware of the enormous contributions of the late Chet Atkins. He was a Country Gentleman, to American popular music, ...
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Blues America Part 1: Woke up This Morning (Full Documentary)

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Blues America Part 1: Woke Up This Morning is a BBC documentary from 2013 on the story of the blues. This documentary is focused on how this music ...
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Jimmy Page narrate the history of his Fender Telecaster (Video)

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The Limited Edition “Mirror” and “Dragon” Teles celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first Led Zeppelin album. At the NAMM show in January, Fender unveiled its new collaboration ...
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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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Some of the Top 5 slow guitar solos

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Sometimes you just want to enjoy listening a good song with a good solo in background and not too much lyric on. If you look back in the ...
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World’s oldest electric bass guitar sells on eBay for $23,000

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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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The history of Gibson Guitars by the years – Part Three (1946 – 1965)

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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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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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