I had a good guitar tuner years ago and someone stole it. I remember buying it for about $80. It sells for about $200 now. I don’t have the greatest ear and so I’ve pretty much been playing an out-of-tune guitar for at least the past 10 years. I kinda like that. I didn’t bother buying a new tuner until yesterday. I needed one for my banjo. So I went
From The Museum of Musical Instruments I learned that Mark Twain played the guitar: [Twain] was a passionate guitarist and singer during the 19th century’s Romantic era. His songs were woven with graphic stream-of-consciousness imagery, and his musical styles included gospel, slavery blues, love songs, political satire, folk, and burlesque. He apparently played a Martin, style 2 1/2-17. (NOTE: Image isn’t Mark Twain. Hell, that might not even be a
As a companion piece to the controversial 100 “greatest” guitarists of all time, here’s something even more controversial: The Top 50 Worst Guitar Solos of the Millennium. I know I left out plenty of deserving guitar dudes on this list (there’s a lot of hammered shit out there, y’know). I took care to exclude bozos like Yngwie Malmsteen, Steve Vai, and John McLaughlin because, frankly, their styles seem to have
Cheesy Guitars: dedicated to those vintage unplayable instruments that don’t even worth collecting. The first reason we’ve made this site is that there’s no information about these guitars, no pictures and no reviews. But they exist, and they definitely worth checking out. The other reason is that we love them. Too many of us started our career with those cheesy axes. I was glad to see I didn’t own any
A video of an acoustic guitar player with cool technique.