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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


Summer Reading: On the Great Lakes and Gibson Guitars

The blog has been on hiatus for the summer. Most of the department faculty have been away on research trips or vacation, or buried deep in research. 529 more words


A Long and Winding Road (Gibson's Self-Tuning Guitar)

Begging the pardon of The Beatles and their single-swan-song, the last studio single released in the United States (peaking at #1), “The Long and Winding Road… 517 more words


How Blue Can You Get

Times continually passes on and takes some of our friends along with it as it goes.  Thursday,  that friend was the great BB King.  He was the ambassador and face of the blues for the last half century, a genial presence who crossed over into the mainstream yet maintained the same intensity and integrity as when he was carving out his legend in the 1950’s playing clubs across the country as he toured almost non-stop. 301 more words

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