This past weekend, we exhibited at the Bee-3 Vintage Great American Guitar Show outside of Philadelphia, PA and had a blast. We had a nice booth next to Reverend Guitars and were delighted to be visited by many new and past customers who were scouting out more guitars to add to their collections.
As a collector and player of guitars myself, I never seem to have enough space in any house I’ve lived in to have a safe and convenient place to keep the cases. And as most of you know the gig bags and cases for your favorite or vintage instruments can be pretty valuable as well.
I have my electric upright bass in a gig bag on my shoulder when I hear a short but rather loud ripping sound. Suddenly I’m holding a strap with no bass attached to it.
Years ago I had a beautiful white Les Paul guitar with gold hardware and a Bigsby. This guitar was heavy, but I loved it. Well, one day I was home relaxing in my bathrobe and playing the Les Paul when I got called away.
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They fell through my keyboards smashing the stands, knocked my guitar amp off its stand & knocked my ’71 telecaster to the floor. Luckily my Tele only required a jack. That was a bad night!
My father bought his acoustic-electric Takamine guitar not long after I was born, and over the years he taught me tons of classic songs on it. It was his favorite gigging guitar, so I was shocked when he gave it to me recently.
I had my Epiphone ’59 Les Paul in my room and after everyone left, my dad came in my room yelling, he picked up the Les Paul and threw it at me.
My daughter is a very talented musician, but a bit of a slob. She was asked to lead the “Praise” band for the youth group at church and, as a supporting father, I let her use my Gibson SJ.
A few years ago I inherited a 12 string guitar. Not just any old 12 string, but a 1973 Yamaha FG230 red label. READ MORE