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GALLERY: Slash's Auction Guitars 2011

A look at the guitars Slash will auction on March 26.

Guild JF30 Acoustic
"A 1988 acoustic guitar in blonde maple, with a tortoise pickguard and a mahogany neck. Serial number JF300710. Slash says he used this guitar for the recording of the song ""Patience"" on Guns N' Roses' second album ""G N' R Lies."""
The Return of Johnny Cash—John Carter Cash Interview
The Return of Johnny Cash—John Carter Cash Interview on Johnny’s New Songwriter Album

The Man in Black returns with the unreleased Songwriter album. John Carter Cash tells us the story.

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In the first installment of his new PG column, master guitar builder Paul Reed Smith explores the truth and mythologies about the wood our instruments are made of, and why the neck and body of your guitar is also its sonic soul.

Understanding that a landslide in a presidential election is 55 percent in one direction, I do not believe that what follows will get anywhere near 100-percent agreement. But, let’s go through the debate again. I don’t really use the term "tonewood." Because the internet uses the word, the word is used, but at PRS we just talk about wood, its beauty, and its ability to ring.

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Doubleday Guitars' Thrasher and Broadwing | PG Plays
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PG contributor Tom Butwin showcases Doubleday Guitars from Austin, Texas. Founded by Walker Doubleday, the company specializes in highly customizable, hand-built guitars with a strong emphasis on craftsmanship. From the J-style Thrasher to the custom Broadwing, each guitar is designed to your specifications. Learn about their unique finishes, neck and body integration, and the blend of vintage and modern elements.

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The accomplished songwriter demonstrates his visual approach to songwriting while creating a barroom ballad.

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