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Twist and Shout

February 23, 2013

Forty-nine years ago today, The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show for the third consecutive Sunday night. They performed Twist and Shout, Please Please Me, and I Want to Hold Your Hand.

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Official 1974 Video: Band on the Run

January 5, 2013
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Share This:From 1974, here is the official video produced for Paul and Linda McCartney’s song Band on the Run. Oddly enough, even though it’s performed by Paul’s second band Wings, the video is a montage dedicated to his first band, The Beatles (no doubt they were a band on the run).

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Vintage 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet on Antiques Road Show

July 17, 2012
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Share This:A vintage 1957 Gretsch Duo Jet electric guitar, in really nice condition, recently seen on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. Appraised by Richard Johnston from our friends at Gryphon Stringed Instruments in Palo Alto, California. What value did it appraise for? Watch Appraisal: 1957 Gretsch Duo-Jet on PBS. See more from Antiques Roadshow.

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Univox UB-250 Bass Amp Video

November 27, 2011
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Share This:The UB-250 is a late 60’s solid-state piggy-back (aka mini-stack) bass amp built by Univox in Westbury, New York. These were continuously made through the mid-1970’s, but this is the original design and build from 1969. Although it’s not the loudest of bass amps, it is a vintage cool analog alternative for any beginning […]

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Video: Eli “Paperboy” Reed and Silvertone 604

November 21, 2011
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Share This:Eli “Paperboy” Reed blasts out his song Pick a Number, on his amplified 1960’s Silvertone 604 acoustic guitar. Check out the vintage DeArmond Hershey Bar pickup. Looks like he grabbed it off an old Harmony, Kay, or Silvertone electric.

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Video: 1940’s Harmony Archtop Rescue

March 22, 2011

Share This:An old Harmony archtop is rescued and repaired by Dan “Buddha.”

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