From 1940s Martins to stunningly clean vintage Strats. Photos courtesy CHRISTIE''S IMAGES LTD. 2012

"The Gallagher guitar known as ""Ol' Hoss"" was used by legendary bluegrass musician Arthel Lane ""Doc"" Watson. The guitar comes with a Doc Watson engraved leather strap, case, and ""Ballads from Deep Gap"" Doc & Merle Watson LP. It was used by Watson on the recording sessions for the 1972 LP ""Will the Circle Be Unbroken"" and resided in the Country Music Hall of Fame until the sale. Estimated $6,000п$8,000. "

Intermediate

Beginner

  • Develop a better sense of subdivisions.
  • Understand how to play "over the bar line."
  • Learn to target chord tones in a 12-bar blues.
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