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Gear Locker: Gift Ideas from Gibson Guitars

Check out our Gibson Guitar Gift Guide, with a few amazing instruments for your consideration.

 

For the Newer Player
Gibson Les Paul Studio 60’s Tribute

In honor of unique incarnations of the Les Paul from the 1960s, Gibson USA is proud to present the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute. With the fast SlimTaper™ neck and the P-90 pickups that appeared on the Les Paul when it was reintroduced in 1968, the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago

This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More

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Gear Profile: Taylor Electric Guitars

We visited with Taylor Guitars in San Diego and chated with Andy Lund about the very cool Taylor T3 Series electric semi-hollow-body guitar.

According to its website: “the T3 continues Taylor’s quest to expand the range of tones available to the electric player. Inspired by both the T5 and the SolidBody, we’ve taken the classic semi-hollowbody sound and applied our signature Taylor design and tonal touches, blending our high-definition Style 2 pickups… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Rudy’s Music – New York

Rudy Pensa, the owner of Rudy’s Music, talks with Guitar Shop TV about the vintage guitar market from his new Soho store on Broome Street in downtown Manhattan. Pensa discusses the buying opportunities created by the recession and when he expects to see the vintage guitar market recover. Pensa also shows off his “new love,” a blond ash Fender Stratocaster from 1959.

Rudy’s Music has been an institution on New York’s 48th Street block of music stores since he… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Gary’s Classic Guitars – Cincinnati

An Exclusive Look at Some Incredible Rare Guitars

Guitar Shop TV meets with Gary Dick, owner of Gary’s Classic Guitars in Cincinnati, Ohio, for an exclusive look at some incredible vintage Gibsons.

 

Gary has been has been collecting, playing, and dealing in fine vintage guitars and rare guitars for more than 25 years. Buying and selling… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Chelsea Guitars – New York

Chelsea Guitars owner Dan Courtenay shows Guitar Shop TV the store’s collection of vintage and “affordable” guitars. As he says, “I don’t consider myself a ‘vintage’ guitar dealer; I consider myself a ‘used’ guitar dealer.”

 

This small, unpretentious store adjacent to the famous Chelsea Hotel is a rock-star hangout for artists like Billy Corgan and The Hives, who come for… Read More

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