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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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Guitar Shop TV Episode 9: Jim Morrison Teaser

Guitar Shop TV kicks off its Classic Rock series with one of the most unique bands of all time: The Doors! In Episode Nine: Cool artifacts of Doors’ singer Jim Morrison from The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame; Former Doors guitarist Robby Krieger shares his enthusiasm for Jazz Rock, and Gibson SGs and performs “Roadhouse Blues” live at Iridium in New York!

 

 

 

 

 

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Guitar of the Month: The Sheryl Crow Gibson Hummingbird

 
The Gibson Hummingbird is one of the most iconic and recognized acoustic guitars in music history. First introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was Gibson’s first square-shouldered dreadnought acoustic guitar, designed to compete with similar Martin acoustic guitars of the time.

 

The Hummingbird typically sports a spruce top with mahogany back and sides, as well as a distinctive decorative pick guard, though some vintage models in the early 1960s featured a maple back and sides, and as a result, certain modern special editions will reflect those… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 5: Steely Dan, Jon Herington

Episode Five of Guitar Shop TV is here, with an exclusive extended conversation with STEELY DAN lead guitarist Jon Herington, a look at some cool vintage amps, and a legendary Gibson acoustic.

 

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GuitarShopTV Episode 4: Blues/Jazz Guitarist Larry Carlton

Episode Four of Guitar Shop TV is here, with an exclusive extended conversation with blues/jazz guitar legend Larry Carlton, a look at a unique hollow-body Fender, and more great vintage axes.

 

 

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Guitar of the Month: 1966 Gibson Firebird V-12


An Extremely Rare Vintage Electric 12-String
1966 was a curious and bizarre year for the Gibson Guitar Corporation. Ted McCarty retired as the company’s president, the Les Paul as we know it disappeared from Gibson’s catalog, and the company introduced the first Firebird V-12—an electric guitar 12-string with the hip Firebird V body shape and appointments.

 

The V-12 guitar featured a solid body, dual humbuckers, individual volume and… Read More

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