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NAMM 2014: Gretsch introduces new and improved 2014 Roots Collection

Gretsch introduces new and improved 2014 Roots Collection<p><b>G9550 New Yorker Archtop</b><p>· Arched solid spruce top with laminated maple sides and arched …

They just don’t make beginner guitars like they used to! Armed with one of these in 1957, you would’ve been king of the neighborhood, rockin’ the garage with this Gibson Les Paul Junior guitar and matching GA-5 Les Paul Junior amp. Download our app from Itunes and get a free peak at at our August, September, October 2013 issues! Use the app to stay unto date on the VG newswire and its a great place to buy digital single issues and take advantage of the monthly subscription option:

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The new Les Paul Recording guitar from Gibson pays tribute to the original concept while adding key updates for superior sound and performance >

The 2014 Gibson SG Standard has been a huge a fan-favorite on Day 1 at CES! Have you ever played an SG?

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This lovely 1966 Epiphone Casino in the scarce Royal Tan finish is the Catch of the Day for Monday. Click on the link for more information.

TED McCARTY - "FLYING V PATENT" On January 7, 1958, Gibson Guitars president Ted McCarty was awarded a patent for the design of the guitar that came to be known as the "Flying V." That was 56 years ago, folks. Happy birthday to the original Flying V. To mark the occasion, here's a jam featuring Flying V legend Lonnie Mack throwing it down with fellow blues greats Albert Collins and Roy Buchanan: [source: The National GUITAR Museum]

The 1960s saw the emergence of an incredible number of guitar brands trying to sate babyboomers’ appetites for the instruments. Custom Kraft was a brand offered by St. Louis Music Supply from the late 1950s until 1968, and consisted of guitars built by Valco and Kay. You gotta’ love those headstocks! Values are up! The Official Vintage Guitar Price Guide 2014 is now available! $29.95 with Free Shipping in the U.S.