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Women Account for Half of Guitar Sales

Women Account for Half of Guitar Sales

A report from IbisWorld shows sales growth has been on the rise. Leading the way, according to a Fender survey, are women whom account for 50% of new guitar sales in the US and UK. “The fact that 50 percent of new guitar buyers in the U.K. were women was a surprise to...

Rooting for a Gibson Comeback

Rooting for a Gibson Comeback

As a kid, Jimmy Page's Gibson Les Paul was the stuff of my guitar dreams. Fifteen year old me certainly couldn't afford Jimmy's Les Paul, but it inspired me to get my first guitar from a local pawn shop. I've been noodling ever since. So, it pained me to learn Gibson...

A Brief History of Rock ‘n’ Roll

A Brief History of Rock ‘n’ Roll

In 1922, the words “rock” and “roll”, which was black slang for sexual intercourse, appear on record for the first time in Trixie Smith’s “My Baby Rocks Me With One Steady Roll”. The transition was steady and seamless. Big Band dance music and Western...

1965 Rickenbacker 360-12

1965 Rickenbacker 360-12

George Harrison, Roger McGuinn and Pete Townshend played a 1965 Rickenbacker 360-12. George Harrison acquired his Rickenbacker 360-12 12 string in 1964 during the Beatles first U.S. Tour. https://youtu.be/YTNZ-x8HPCw https://youtu.be/f2oAE905cm0...

James Taylor and the Gibson J50

James Taylor and the Gibson J50

James Taylor recorded Sweet Baby James with the Gibson J50. The Gibson J50 with its mahogany back & sides, spruce top, ebony fretboard and mahogany headstock helped produce the iconic sound of the Sweet Baby James album. https://youtu.be/bpYXBNy9AFo

Martin 00-18 & 00-28

Martin 00-18 & 00-28

Martin 00-18, a stalwart of Martin's acoustic guitars for 140 years. Martin 00-18 and Martin-00-28. The 00-28 has rosewood back and sides and 14 frets. https://youtu.be/gpA7C9a_kVM

A Tribute to Chuck Berry

A Tribute to Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry and His Influence on Rock n' Roll is Timeless Chuck Berry, a man whose contribution to rock n' roll will endure through generations of guitar players. https://youtu.be/2nae4SpM6Fw...

Waterloo WL-S

Waterloo WL-S

The Waterloo WL-S has exceptional tone https://youtu.be/MmUrOi29ZxU Inspired by 12-fret Stella guitars from the 30’s, the Waterloo WL-S features a 24 7/8" scale length that creates a round note attack and detailed string-to-string separation. A semi-gloss...

A Tribute to Lyle Ritz

A Tribute to Lyle Ritz

Best known as one of the original electric and acoustic bass players for the legendary Los Angeles studio group, the Wrecking Crew. https://youtu.be/sVboQa6ODmM Lyle J. Ritz, age 87, a resident of Portland, Oregon, died peacefully on March 3rd, 2017. He was best known...