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Maintenance, Man

Acquiring and owning musical equipment is an expensive proposition. Used regularly, guitars and amps require maintenance that can lead to “overextraction” of paper from...

Wolf Strat

After possessing it for several years, curiosity finally got the best of the owner of this 1963 Stratocaster. He had to know: Who is Lil’Bill?

30 Most Valuable Guitars

To mark VG’s 30th anniversary, we dig into the 30 most-valuable production guitars.

Music Man’s Hybrid Boogie Amp: The RD-50

Say hey, fellow guitarists! If you live in the Northeast, it’s great to have a hobby that doesn’t require going outside. Two storms in...

The Story of Nudie’s Mosrite Mandolin

In the mid 1970s, Kosmo and Kathy Cominos collected knives, jukeboxes, wristwatches, etc... But their favorite finds were celebrity-associated musical instruments like this unique Mosrite mandolin, built for Nudie Cohn, the renowned cowboy tailor.

Henry Gross

Henry Gross’ latest album is an amazing mix of pop, rock, country, and ballads. Those who remember him for nothing more than his ’70s hit “Shannon” are in for a treat.

Tele of Two Legends

One day in the mid 1950s, up-and-coming thoroughbred jockey Bill Shoemaker was playing host to his friend, bandleader Hank Penny, who had come calling with a special gift in a brown case.

Legendary ’Burst

We take a life-size look at the 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard with a sound that has for decades fascinated guitar lovers and blues fans with its evocative, inimitable tone.

Envious Omissions

Gretsch aficionados know the adage – “Clubs have holes and a Gentleman don’t!” With this guitar, though, somebody messed with the system! Under normal circumstances,...
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