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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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Gear Profile: GSTV Acoustic Guitar Buyers Guide

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GSTV’s Ebook: “Ten Things You Absolutely Need To Know Before You Buy an Acoustic Guitar.”

Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced player, or a collector, this is an essential guide to buying a great acoustic guitar.

 

 

A $20 value, this 38-page illustrated guide covers key topics including:

  • Simplifying Acoustic Guitars for Every Buyer at Every Price Point
  • How Build

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Les Paul – The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Where Legends Live

 

Guitar Shop TV recently traveled to the legendary Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland to speak with VP Todd Mesek, who guided us through a fascinating exhibit on Les Paul, “The Father of the Solid Body Electric Guitar,” who made the sound of rock and roll possible.

 

Paul is one… 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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Exclusive Interview: Eurythmics Dave Stewart

Guitar Shop TV recently sat down with legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) who talks about his Rockbridge guitar and his latest project  Super Heavy, an exciting new fusion-reggae-Indian-blues supergroup that includes Stewart, Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, Damian Marley, and A.R. Rahman. A Golden Globe and 4-time Grammy Award winner, Dave… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 8: Jimi Hendrix Tribute

The Hendrix Episode: GSTV celebrates the genius of Jim Hendrix! In Episode Eight, we kick off a series of eye-opening interviews, performances, and articles on one of the greatest guitarists of all time, featuring insights from legendary guitarists Robert Cray and Steve Cropper, renowned Hendrix Recording EngineersAndy Johns and Eddie Kramer, and more. Also in this Episode, pedal steel legend Robert Randolph delivers a red hot LIVE version of the Hendrix classic “Voodoo Child”

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