Archive | June, 2012
Purchased in 1960: 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri (5/8 scale, hollow-body electric). Serial No. V81: The Holy Grail of guitars. Lennon bought this "short arm" guitar, with a natural finish, gold pickguard and Kaufmann vibrato, on the Beatles' first trip to Hamburg, after he saw jazzman "Toots" Thielmans playing a Ric model on an album cover.

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes – Revisited

Purchased in 1960: 1958 Rickenbacker 325 Capri (5/8 scale, hollow-body electric). Serial No. V81: The Holy Grail of guitars. Lennon bought this “short arm” guitar, with a natural finish, gold pickguard and Kaufmann vibrato, on the Beatles’ first trip to Hamburg, after he saw jazzman “Toots” Thielmans playing a Ric model on an album cover.

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It doesn't matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone has their favorites! It could be something very sentimental or maybe it's just a lot of FUN to play. Submit a vote for your favorite EASY song to play!

SMG Poll: What is Your Favorite Easy Song to Play on the Acoustic?

It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, everyone has their favorites! It could be something very sentimental or maybe it’s just a lot of FUN to play. Submit a vote for your favorite EASY song to play!

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Check out this weeks round up with information on Steve Vai, AC/DC, Eastwood, Kirk Hammett and much more...

SMG Weekly Round Up: News from Steve Vai, AC/DC, Eastwood, Kirk Hammett and more…

Check out this weeks round up with information on Steve Vai, AC/DC, Eastwood, Kirk Hammett and much more…

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The Buznut strips allow you to quickly and easily dampen your string without modifying your guitar. The Buznut strips are really like taking vitamins for the guitarist!

SMG Review: The Buznut Ultimate Guitar String Dampener

The Buznut strips allow you to quickly and easily dampen your string without modifying your guitar. The Buznut strips are really like taking vitamins for the guitarist!

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