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Riffs: Johnny Marr's Vintage Guitars, NYC Rock Hall Annex, Tommy Bolin Bio

Johnny Marr and His Vintage Guitars from jmarr.com via Gibson What do a ''61 LP Special, ''64 Rick 12-string, ''63 Epi Casino, and a ''65 Vox Teardrop have in

Johnny Marr and His Vintage Guitars

from jmarr.com via Gibson


What do a '61 LP Special, '64 Rick 12-string, '63 Epi Casino, and a '65 Vox Teardrop have in common? Besides all being from the sixties, they all belong to Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr. Click here to see his whole collection, and just try to contain your envy.

Meet the NYC Rock n' Roll Annex

from TheStar.com


This mini Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame opened in SoHo two weeks ago and features sweet little chunks of rock history, including Beck's '61 Strat and Orbison's Tele. Perfect for those who prefer to avoid Cleveland.

New Tommy Bolin Book

from Komodo Rock


A new Tommy Bolin biography was quietly released this week. It's available through online publisher/retailer Lulu. The details are here.
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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Amazon Prime Day is here (July 16-17). Whether you're a veteran player or just picking up your first guitar, these are some bargains you don't want to miss. Check out more deals here! https://amzn.to/3LskPRV

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A technicolor swirl of distortion, drive, boost, and ferocious fuzz.

Summons a wealth of engaging, and often unique, boost, drive, distortion, and fuzz tones that deviate from common templates. Interactive controls.

Finding just-right tones, while rewarding, might demand patience from less assured and experienced drive-pedal users. Tone control could be more nuanced.

$199

Danelectro Nichols 1966
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The Danelectro Nichols 1966, in spite of its simplicity, feels and sounds like a stompbox people will use in about a million different ways. Its creator, Steve Ridinger, who built the first version as an industrious Angeleno teen in 1966, modestly calls the China-made Nichols 1966 a cross between a fuzz and a distortion. And, at many settings, it is most certainly that.

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