Vintage Collection of 1960s Alamo Guitars

January 29, 2017

Not exactly a bargain, but how often do you find an entire collection of vintage 1960s Alamo guitars? Fiesta and Fury guitars made in San Antonio, Texas. Offered on eBay.

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Mike Campbell’s 12-string Rickenbacker

July 2, 2016

Mike Campbell talks about the solid-bodied Rickenbacker 12-string he found shopping through the old “Recycler” advertising newspaper, driving to Anaheim, and later discovering it was built on the assembly line with George Harrison’s guitar in the 1960’s.

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1965 Sears Silvertone 1438 Bass Guitar by TEISCO (NB-4)

March 27, 2016

Share This:COOL! Check out this a very cool, very red, 1965 Silvertone bass with a hard case up for auction on eBay. Appears to be in pretty good condition. 1965 Sears Silvertone 1438 Teisco NB-4 Electric Bass Guitar, Rare Red! DISCLAIMER: Bid at your own risk. We just like pointing out the cool guitars we find along […]

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The Real Story Behind Marty McFly’s 1955 Guitar

October 25, 2015
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Compliments of the good folks at, here is the true story behind Michael J. Fox’s “Johnny B. Good” guitar, played during the 1955 Enchantment Under the Sea Ball – in the first Back to the Future.

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More Murph

October 20, 2014

More Murph Sightings. Just one day after we reported the #AlmostFamous story of Murph Guitars, one of the rarest 1960’s guitar shows up on eBay.

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Murph Guitars

October 18, 2014

Here’s the “almost famous” story of how a WWII Navy pilot from Detroit moved to San Francisco in the 1960’s and became a designer and manufacturer of some groovy electric guitars.

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John Lennon’s Gretsch Up for Auction

October 7, 2014

Guitar Player magazine ( is reporting that John Lennon’s Gretsch 6120 will be auctioned in November. This is the same guitar that was played by Lennon in April 1966 while recording The Beatles hit “Paperback Writer.” It is reported that the guitar might fetch as much as $1 million!

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