The Beatles

John Lennon’s Gretsch Up for Auction

October 7, 2014

Guitar Player magazine (www.guitarplayer.com) 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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The Guitars – Chapter 7 (Part Two of Two)

September 8, 2014

Share This:The Guitars – Chapter 7. The Guitars is a 15-part series of videos featuring the fantastic guitar collection of Mike Campbell, lead guitarist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Here is the continuing story of Mike’s many Rickenbacker guitars, and one very special model built in 1967. Click here to go back to Chapter […]

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The Guitars – Chapter 6 (Part One of Two)

September 8, 2014

Share This:The Guitars – Chapter 6 The Guitars, is a 15-part series of videos found on Tom Petty’s website (www.tompetty.com) featuring Mike Campbell’s collection of guitars. Here is Chapter 6, the story of the Rickenbackers… (Sorry for the advertising. It’s not me; it’s built into video) The story continues. Click here for Chapter 7. Keywords: […]

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eBay: 1966 Vox Viscount V115 Solid-State Amp

June 15, 2014

Share This:Currently on eBay: Vintage 1966 Vox V115 Viscount Super Reverb with Casters Solid State A transistorized version of the AC30? 35-watts RMS; 70-watts Peak Power Three Channels: Normal, Brilliant, Bass Top Boost (just like the AC30) Mid Range Boost (MRB) just like the AC30 Reverb Tremolo Fuzz? (maybe?) 2 x 12 Vox Bulldogs made […]

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The Beatles and their Casinos

May 1, 2014
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Vintage Guitar Magazine has published a great article by Andy Babiuk about the three famous Epiphone Casino guitars owned and played by John, Paul and George of The Beatles.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Beatles!

February 9, 2014

Share This:50 years ago tonight, February 9, 1964! It was a Sunday night, at 8:00 PM, on The Ed Sullivan Show. In just one hour everything changed! America met John, Paul, George and Ringo. While over 700 fans screamed inside the Ed Sullivan Theater, 73 million viewers watched the broadcast live at home on their […]

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The Beatles Era Begins…

January 18, 2014

Share This:50 years ago today, January 18, 1964, I Want to Hold Your Hand debuted at number 45 on the Billboard Top 100, and The Beatles Era had officially began. But the arrival of The Beatles on U.S. soil, and Beatlemania was still several weeks away. #thebeatlesarecoming #theedsullivanshow #beatlemania

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