Monthly Archives: February 2012

Seymour Duncan Sails Into VG Hall of Fame

Vintage Guitar today announced that Seymour Duncan has been inducted to its Hall of Fame. Each year, the magazine’s staff and readers select inductees...

Gretsch Introduces Roots Collection

Gretsch has announced its Roots Collection of acoustic instruments. The new family of banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, ukuleles and Rancher acoustic guitars feature classically...

Frank Gambale to offer “Heart and Soul” on Valentine’s Day

For the first time, Frank Gambale will team with his wife, singer/songwriter Boca, to create and deliver his first all-vocal, crossover Adult Contemporary album,...

The Doors with Albert King

Speaking of his work on David Bowie’s Let’s Dance, Steve Ray Vaughan once admitted that he wanted to see just how many places Albert...

FAA Bill Sets Policy for Instruments on Airplanes

Congress has passed legislation reauthorizing the Federal Aviation Administration to create a uniform policy regarding musical instruments on airplanes. Any instrument that can be...

Jimi Hendrix

To overlook Hendrix’ blues roots would be as misguided as to categorize him (as some do) as simply “a blues guitarist.” If that were...

Bonnie Raitt Announces Tour

After the April 10 release of Slipstream, her first studio album in seven years, Bonnie Raitt will embark May 1 on the first leg...

Rotosound Launches Guitar and Bass String Cleaners

Rotosound has launched a new string cleaner for guitar and bass. The tool has microfiber pads that works to remove dead skin, dirt, oil, and...

Richard & Linda Thompson

 In 1981, the Thompsons recorded their last and best album together, as their marriage was crumbling. So, even though some of the material dated...

Hangout Music Fest Announces 2012 Lineup and Hang Loose Band Competition

The Hangout Music Fest announced its 2012 lineup. Scheduled for May 18th, 19th and 20th on the beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, the Fest...
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