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John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England on October 9, 1940 during a German air raid in World War II....

John Lennon: Remembering the Music Icon and Founding Member of The Beatles

John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England on October 9, 1940 during a German air raid in World War II….

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To acknowledge the passing of a legend, I decided to visit the location of Randy’s Rhoads final moments outside of Leesburg, Florida at the remote estate of Jerry Calhoun.

Remembering Randy Rhoads on his 60th Birthday

To acknowledge the passing of a legend, I decided to visit the location of Randy’s Rhoads final moments outside of Leesburg, Florida at the remote estate of Jerry Calhoun.

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The Duo Jet sported "humped block" inlays, a Bigsby vibrato and two single-coil DeArmond pickups. Harrison used this for the early singles, the Please Please Me

The Beatles: George Harrison and his 1957 Gretsch 6128 Duo Jet Electric Guitar

The Duo Jet sported “humped block” inlays, a Bigsby vibrato and two single-coil DeArmond pickups. Harrison used this for the early singles, the Please Please Me

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George Harrison Cavern Club Liverpool 1962

While My Guitar Gently Weeps: A Look at George Harrison’s First Guitar

What was Harrison’s first guitar? According to Paul McCartney it was strictly a do-it-yourself affair….

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An advert of the period shows this handsome guitar that boasted a powerful, penetrating tone....

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 34 – John Lennon’s Hofner Senator

An advert of the period shows this handsome guitar that boasted a powerful, penetrating tone….

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Some may not realize this, but the 1967 Flying V is actually a reissue. Gibson first released the Flying V in 1958 along with the ES-335, Explorer and Moderne. The ES-335 was an instant success, but the Flying V would receive the recognition it deserved nearly a decade later, which prompted the reissue.

A Closer Look at the 1967 Gibson Flying V

Some may not realize this, but the 1967 Flying V is actually a reissue. Gibson first released the Flying V in 1958 along with the ES-335, Explorer and Moderne. The ES-335 was an instant success, but the Flying V would receive the recognition it deserved nearly a decade later, which prompted the reissue.

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