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AD | Jennifer Batten for Carvin

Guitarist Jennifer Batten has had a storied career, releasing multiple solo albums, making guest appearances on many others and famously touring with Michael Jackson and Jeff Beck. 39 more words

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AD | Frank Gambale for D'Addario

In the late ’80s, from whence this D’Addario ad comes, Australian sweep picking marvel Frank Gambale was already staying busy with elite company. Aside from playing on recordings by Vital Information and Chick Corea Elektric Band (hence the headline), Frank was also working his solo career. 80 more words

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AD | Robert Fripp for Adamas Strings

Robert Fripp’s League of Crafty Guitarists was an offshoot of the King Crimson mastermind’s “Guitar Craft” teachings, a somewhat esoteric series of classes that originated in 1985. 98 more words

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AD | Stevie Blaze for Ibanez

This Ibanez ad is looking very ’80s indeed, scanned, as it was, from Guitar for the Practicing Musician, September 1989. This full-page piece highlights Stevie Blaze, founding member of the long running New Orleans band Lillian Axe, the copy citing that band’s release… 34 more words

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AD | Shane Targa

From the golden age of the Super Strat, here is an ad for the Shane Targa model guitar. This budget ax is not to be confused with the… 49 more words

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AD | Alex Masi for Charvel

Italian guitarist Alex Masi had it going on in the late ’80s and early ’90s. As with the previously posted Crate ad from 1990, this Charvel full-pager highlights Masi’s album  49 more words

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AD | John Petrucci, David Lowery, Paul Gilbert for Ibanez

John Petrucci and Paul Gilbert appearing in an Ibanez ad is nothing surprising; the wildcard here is David Lowery of Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker fame. 108 more words

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