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Celebrating Paul Bigsby's 110th Birthday

December 12, 2009
Commemorating the birthdays of two players in the Bigsby Guitar Company: Paul Bigsby and Ted McCarty
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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Guitars

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitarist powerhouse, Joe Bonamassa. In this video segment, we get to hear from Joe about his current slew of guitars for his current tour.

Joe walks us through several Gibsons, including his JB model # 001 (which he calms is his favorite), a "Gary Moore" Les Paul, another JB Goldtop model (with traditional white hardware), a cardinal red Firebird and an old Flying V. In addition, he shows off some Ernie Ball models like his Petrucci baritone and Steve Morse loaded with DiMarzios. To top it off, he breaks out a double-neck ... just for good measure!

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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Effects

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitar-slinger Joe Bonamassa. In this video segment, we catch up with Joe as he talks and plays us through the current line up of guitar effects on his pedalboard for the current tour.

He demos some of his favorite amp and effect setups including a Way Huge Pork Loin, a Fuzz Face (custom-made by George Tripps), a replica of an old Whirlwind phaser, a BOSS DD-3 Digital Delay, a TS-9 Tube Screamer, a Fulltone Tremolo and a rackmounted TC Electronic TC2290 delay.

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Rig Rundown - Joe Bonamassa: Amplifiers

December 11, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Des Moines, IA, where he catches up with blues guitarist extraordinaire Joe Bonamassa. In this portion, Joe talks and demos his current lineup of amps for the ongoing tour.

In this video segment, Joe shows off his amplifier setup during the 2009 tour. The four amp collection includes a 20 year old custom Bogner Uberschall, a Marshall Jubilee, a JB-100 Carol-Ann (1 of 10) and a Van Weelden Twinkleland, which according to Joe is the only one in the US.

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BilT Guitars Relevator Electric Guitar Review

December 11, 2009
A mashup of Jazzmaster, Jaguar and Marauder, the BilT Relevator takes onboard effects to a new level of cool
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Bach Partita No. 3, Part 2

December 11, 2009
Mike Campese continues his take on an arrangement of a classical Bach piece
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Providence Effects Get North American Distribution

December 11, 2009
Godlyke named as exclusive North American Distributor for Providence brand effects and accessories
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EBS Announces TD660, DPhaser & NAMM Preview

December 10, 2009
EBS has announced the release of two new products to the US: the EBS TD660, an upgrade to their popular TD650 model, and the EBS DPhaser, the latest addition to their Black Label pedals.
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Fred & Dinah Gretsch Recognized in Magazine Cover Story

December 10, 2009
The Gretsches are being recognized for their family-focused business model and charitable contributions
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Seymour Duncan Releases 8-String Blackouts

December 10, 2009
Blackouts go 8-string with Seymour Duncan''s latest heavy rock centric release.
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