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Riffs: One Last Police Tour, Flatt's D-28, Pumpkins' Guitar Center Disc


One Last Police Tour

from Rolling Stone

Gordon, Andy and Stew are gonna do one last round and then they''re done. For good. Rolling Stone has the skinny.

The ''Holy Grail of Bluegrass Guitars''

from the Country Music Hall of Fame

Lester Flatt''s D-28 has been donated to the Country Music Hall of Fame by Marty Stuart and Connie Smith. Stuart describes the instrument as "probably one of the greatest rhythm instruments ever made."

Smashing Pumpkins Guitar Center Disc

from Billboard

A new Smashing Pumpkins song will be featured on a compilation disc of tunes cut by bands made up of Guitar Center employees. No kiddin''.