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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 Gretsch White Falcon

Recognized with immense fondness as the “Cadillac of Guitars”, The White Falcon was commercially introduced in 1955 by ambassador/consultant Jimmy Webster and Gretsch. The Falcon is renowned for its large size, (17″ in width”), distinguishing appearance, bright white paint which would eventually melt into a cool vanilla bean tint, gold trim, and soaring falcon engraved on the gold pickguard. These ornaments and features drew players in immediately once it was launched.

In 1962 the Gretsch white falcon changed from the single cutaway to a double cutaway… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Lazy Angels Music – Los Angeles


 
Guitar Shop TV meets with Lazy Angels Music, a very cool Los Angeles guitar purveyor, to check out some incredible vintage guitars, including a almost-never-seen 1960′s Carvin Double Neck and a 4-pickup Zim Gar Japanese solidbody!


Calling their business “A Hobby Gone Terribly Wrong,” Lazy Angeles is run by Eric and Rick, two of the nicest and most knowlegible guys in the vintage guitar business. Check out our cool interview with these guitar madmen, filmed at the LA Guitar Show!

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Gear Profile: Dallas International Guitar Festival

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Guitar Shop TV looks at the one and only Dallas International Guitar Festival, the world’s oldest and largest event of its kind. This is Guitar Heaven, Texas-style, with over 800 booths representing collectors, dealers, manufacturers and traders from every corner of the USA.

 

 

This is the place to buy, sell, trade or appraise incredible vintage instruments, check out cool new and… 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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