The club was rocking, it really wasn’t a music club so the ‘stage’ was the corner of room. Girls and guys were dancing, as the night wore on they drank more and more.
I had shipped many guitars and had never had a problem. My Les Paul arrived and excited as I was to open the box, I waited for the guitar to acclimate for 24 hours. Finally I opened the box and noticed that the “this end up” side of the box revealed the bottom of the case. I opened the case and yes, the headstock was snapped off!!!
I grabbed my Harmony 335 knockoff, and before you could say “Rat Bat Blue”, gravity worked it’s magic and my only guitar lay on the floor, the headstock just barely hanging, attached by only the fret board.
Long story short, he was practicing before he went to his lesson, he bent down to open the case and put his guitar away, somehow the guitar came off the strap, hit the ground just right and split the neck about 15 inches.
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In May 2012, My girlfriend got her first guitar. It was a nylon-string guitar and i just got her new strings for it. So I could teach her to play after we spent the weekend at my family reunion…
A great night of Paul Butterfield’s music, presented by Jimmy Vivino. The band included Steve Guyger on harp and Gabe Butterfield, Paul’s son, on drums and vocals.
We just returned from the Summer Bee 3 Vintage Guitar Convention in Philly and figured we’d share with you some of the highlights…
Jimmy Vivino and Al Kooper pay tribute to Mike Bloomfield at the Highline Ballroom NYC 5/30/12…
With my Gibson Les Paul in its case, I handed it over to the airline officials to be placed under the plane.. I refuse to fly without my guitars.