1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.

First of all, there are far better authorities on this particular guitar than me, so here’s a link to give credit where credit is due: http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/norlin-years/275412-1954-les-paul-custom-bb-vs-1972-reissue-54-custom-bb-concluded.html Wow, that guy did the homework. My serial number checks out as a 1972, since the 6 digit number after the LE starts with a 7, which puts it … More 1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.

Klon.

Here’s a little story for y’all, folks.One Fender Tweed 6G10 Harvard amp. Which is basically a Princeton on steroid iron hiding in a big boy cab, but whatever. Tweed.Play it cranked. It is LOUD for a small room. LOUD. And GLORIOUS.Turn it down and play it clean. Oh so sweet. But it is not loud. … More Klon.

New Rig Day – Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.

So by happy circumstance, a trifecta of gear landed recently, and my dog sniffed out the one that was most worthy of mentioning (or blogging about): I opened them all up (in the easy bake oven box was an easy bake oven – surprise!) and here’s what was inside! A really bad Hello Kitty acoustic … More New Rig Day – Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.

New Guitar Day: 1979 Rickenbacker 360-12 JetGlo

I’ve always wanted a 12-string Ric.  I count musicians such as Johnny Marr, Peter Buck and James Honeyman-Scott (absolutely underrated guitarist of The Pretenders) as major influences.   Oh, and of course George Harrison and Roger McGuinn, but that goes without saying. However, I thought a trait they all shared in common was being born … More New Guitar Day: 1979 Rickenbacker 360-12 JetGlo