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AD: Shawn Lane for the Lace Transensor pickup

Shawn Lane left a legacy of stunning playing for us to absorb. This ad from ’97 cites his solo release Powers of Ten as well as a collaboration with bassist/musical partner Jonas Hellborg,  79 more words

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AD: Kiss for Marshall

When this Marshall ad was running in the November 1996 Guitar Player Paul Stanley, Ace Frehley and the rest of Kiss had entered reunion mode following their Grammy appearance earlier in the year. 19 more words

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The Washburn Wonderbar lives

As I’ve noted variously at the Pointy Guitar Facebook and Twitter pages, the most viewed ad in the site’s history is one for the Washburn Wonderbar Tremolo System… 87 more words

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AD: Jason Becker for SIT Strings

Here’s the incredible Jason Becker during the days of David Lee Roth’s A Little Ain’t Enough. It was during the recording of that album, of course, that Jason noticed the onset of ALS. 9 more words

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AD: Nuno Bettencourt for Washburn

Here we have Nuno Bettencourt in one of his many Washburn ad appearances. Inset is the Extreme album III Sides to Every Story, released in September ’92. 20 more words

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AD: Scorpions for Ovation

It’s nice to imagine the Scorpions’ Rudolf Schenker and Matthias Jabs are playing “Holiday” or “When the Smoke is Going Down” in this Ovation ad. (Could happen, right?) At any rate, this ran around the time of the band’s album… 15 more words

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AD: Waylon Jennings for Dean Markley

How iconic was Waylon Jennings? His name isn’t even featured in this Dean Markley ad. The legendary artist was musically active for more than 30 years, appearing on more than 50 albums. 31 more words

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