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Richie Owens

Richie Owens

Richie Owens heads marketing and sales at Nashville Used and New Music. He’s an award-winning producer/engineer/multi-instrumentalist and veteran instrument industry designer, historian, and consultant with multiple signature models. A fifth generation musician, Owens has worked with a variety of artists from Dolly Parton to the Georgia Satellites. He can be reached via nashvilleusedandnewmusic.com.

ARTICLES

Vintage Vault: 1960s Kay Swingmaster K763

July 20, 2018
A semi-hollow player’s workhorse ready for a second life.
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Resonator Guitars 101

June 5, 2018
The “inside” story of spiders, T-bridges, biscuits, and cones—and how the instruments that incorporate them became the sound of the American dream.
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Vintage Vault: 1960/’61 Hofner Committee

April 25, 2018
A rare-bird version of the German builder’s top-of-the-line acoustic archtop.
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Vintage Vault: 1965 Guyatone LG-130T

January 17, 2018
A Bakelite-topped Japanese 6-string from a brand that charmed Cooder and Hendrix.
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