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    Acoustic first/electric later?

    Apologies in advance if this has been covered before. If it has, please feel free to point me in the right direction. Thank you! I’m (finally) reading Keith Richards’s “Life,” and he make the point that players should start with acoustic guitar and hold off moving to electric until they really...
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    Elvis Costello and the Imposters 10.23.19 Set List

    Hi! I saw Elvis Costello and the Imposters (Steve Nieve, Pete Thomas, Danny Faragher and two wonderful background singers, Kitten Kuroi and Briana Lee) on Wednesday, October 23 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here is the set list (apologies if I got the wrong song names): Strict Time Clubland...
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    Mojo 5E3 Kit Workshop This Past Weekend

    Hi there. I spent the past Friday and Saturday at a workshop hosted by Mojotone in Burgaw, NC, and I thought I would let you all know how great it was. Last Monday, I saw an ad on Facebook promoting the workshop. The premise? Pay $995 and build your own 5E3 Tweed Deluxe amp. Mojotone's kit...
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    Went to Play It Loud exhibit in NYCo th

    We went to the Play It Loud exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art a couple of days ago. Overall, it’s an incredible collection of gear. Highly recommended. Highlights (for me) included: Chuck Berry’s ES-350T John Lennon’s Rickenbacker Eric Clapton’s Brownie Strat Eric’s The Fool SG...
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    Saw NRBQ this weekend

    Saw NRBQ two times this weekend. Completely different show each night (as in only two songs were played both shows). The band was excellent, especially Scott Ligon on guitar. I had the presence of mind to snag a little video to show my girlfriend, and I thought I would share it with you too. If...
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    4-way Switch Options - Is one better/more useful?

    Hi there! I have several Telecasters with 4-way switches that use the "standard" switch layout: Bridge Bridge + Neck (parallel) Neck Bridge + Neck (series) I recently picked up a Telecaster that has a slightly different layout: Bridge Bridge + Neck (parallel) Bridge + Neck (series) Neck For...
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    New Hendrix Album on NPR

    You can stream it here: First three songs are incredible (Duh!). I’m sure the others will be just as good. Enjoy!!
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    Bill Frisell on others' albums?

    Hi. I hope you are well. Bill Frisell has been popping up on a lot of albums I've heard recently. Just today, I was blown away by some of his work on Carrie Rodriguez's new album, Lola. Clean, rich, pure. Can you recommend some other albums, or songs, where Bill has been a great contributor or...