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Postcards from Kalamazoo

(Kalamazoo, Michigan) Checker Cabs and Gibson guitars were once made in Kalamazoo and there’s that song from the 1940s about a gal in Kal-a-ma-zoo, but modern Kalamazoo is all that and more.   91 more words


the Gibson L-5

As a boy I knew that he was my father by the grim eyes I’d inherited, the mouth that remained a straight grave line at all occasions, and our close proximity in the house on Parker Street. 879 more words

Long-distance information get me Memphis Tennessee.......

I know, you are going to have that great Chuck Berry song running through your head now……..and by the way, you are most welcome.

I am feeling extraordinarily nostalgic in this post because joy of joy, we’ve hit Memphis.  1,119 more words

New from Backbeat: The SG Guitar Book!

The SG Guitar Book is the perfect book for guitar enthusiasts! Tony Bacon, author of the most thorough and readable guitar books out there, tells the story of how the SG came to be.  281 more words

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Guitars of the Stars Part 2

If you caught the last blog from the greatest guitar shop in the world, Franklin Guitar and Repair, you know we talked about the guitars of the stars, or more specifically, the Artist Series guitars made by Fender. 1,179 more words