New Page for Music Man 110 RD Fifty

by alex on April 12, 2014

in Amps

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Brand New Page!

Just posted a new page for the Music Man 110 RD Fifty guitar amp.

Check it out here: Music Man 110 RD Fifty

 

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More Murph

by alex on October 20, 2014

in Guitars, History

More Murph Sightings

Just one day after we reported the #AlmostFamous story of Murph Guitars, one of the rarest 1960′s guitar shows up on eBay. Interestingly, the seller has misnamed the Squire II-T as the Squire 11-T. Same naming mistake that Michael Wright made in his article.

Murph Squire II-T on eBay

Here’s the link: Vintage 60′s MURPH SQUIRE 11-T Made in USA ALL-ORIGINAL RARE !!!

 

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Murph Guitars

by alex on October 18, 2014

in Guitars, History, More

The Murph Squire 11-T

Almost Famous

Here’s the story of Murph Guitars. It’s the story of how Patrick Murphy, a WWII Navy pilot from Detroit, who moved to California in the 1960′s – and for a brief period – became a designer and manufacturer of some groovy electric guitars.

The story is told here by author Michael Wright of Vintage Guitar Magazine (www.vintageguitar.com).

Find Out More

More about Patric Murphy and Murph guitars at the fan website dedicated to the history Murph Guitars.

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Lennon's GretschThe guitar John Lennon played on Paperback Writer

Guitar Player magazine (www.guitarplayer.com) is reporting that John Lennon’s Gretsch 6120 will be auctioned in November. This is the same guitar that was played by Lennon in April 1966 while recording The Beatles hit “Paperback Writer.” It is estimated that the guitar might fetch as much as $1 million!

The early 1960′s Gretsch is a Chet Adkins model with a pair of Gretsch FilterTron humbuckers, gold-plated hardware, Space Control bridge, and a Bigsby B6-C.

Here is the link to the article: John Lennon’s ‘Paperback Writer’ Gretsch Could Fetch $1M.

According to the Gretsch Guitar Database maintained at The Gretsch Pages, it is a 1963 Chet Adkins 6120, serial number 53940. Link to database here: 1963 Gretsch 6120: 53940.

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Classic rock power chords, baby! Great “how to” video.

Intro chords: F – G – G – F.

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The Kinks – You Really Got Me

October 4, 2014

The Kinks perform their classic hit, You Really Got Me. Classic guitar riff, heavy distortion.

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The Guitars – Chapter 7 (Part Two of Two)

September 8, 2014

The Guitars – Chapter 7. The Guitars is a 15-part series of videos featuring the fantastic guitar collection of Mike Campbell, lead guitarist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Here is the continuing story of Mike’s many Rickenbacker guitars, and one very special model built in 1967. Click here to go back to Chapter 6. […]

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The Guitars – Chapter 6 (Part One of Two)

September 8, 2014

The Guitars – Chapter 6 The Guitars, is a 15-part series of videos found on Tom Petty’s website (www.tompetty.com) featuring Mike Campbell’s collection of guitars. Here is Chapter 6, the story of the Rickenbackers… (Sorry for the advertising. It’s not me; it’s built into video) The story continues. Click here for Chapter 7. Keywords: Tom […]

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