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2012 Carolina Guitar Show




2012 Carolina Guitar Show – August 25 & 26 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, at the Metrolina Expo, I-77, Exit 16A, 7100 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269. For more info, contact Bee-3 Vintage (828) 298-2197

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Asia Focus: Tokyo Guitar Shops


Check this cool video of the guitar shops in the Ochanomizu area of Tokyo. Music by Garry Schultz

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Collector’s Corner: The Gibson Trini Lopez – Dave Grohl & Foo Fighters Perform


In Gibson Guitar history there is a select group that was/is accomplished enough to have Gibson put their name on a signature model guitar. Les Paul is of course the default pick in this group, but others such as Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, and Trini Lopez are also members of this elite group. Yes, one of the chosen ones was Trini Lopez, the actor from the 60′s cult war film The Dirty Dozen and a music performer of whom Peter, Paul and Mary once retorted, “Our next album is… Read More

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Collector’s Corner: 1966 Gibson EB-0 Bass

1966 Gibson EB-0: Good Enough for Jack Bruce, The Jackson Five

So ’66 was a heck of a year for Gibson Bass guitars. They issued five distinct basses that would become relatively popular over the years. Though you won’t find a Gibson Ripper or Gibson Grabber in the 1966 catalog (they weren’t issued until 1973), the company’s full line of instruments included a Thunderbird model and two electric basses with SG-style bodies that would go on to become iconic in their own right—even to this day.Read More

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Gibson Guitar Exhibit: Music, Art, & Soul

GSTV interviews Artist James Willis at the Gibson Guitar Art Exhibit at The Music Zoo in Roslyn, Long Island, NY
 
 

 
Gibson Custom, a division of Gibson Guitar, recently announced its exclusive Artist in Residency program. The new program, based in Nashville, was established to inspire fine art through the support of established and emerging artists.
 
According to Gibson’s website: “James A. Willis,… Read More

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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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