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Xhefri's Guitars - Fender Stratocaster Plus Series. In November/December 1986 all the way through to the first month of 1988 (i.e., 1987) there was what later would become a mysterious and controversial “Bob” body that appeared on the “new” American Standard and a few Stratocaster Plus guitars.

Xhefri's Guitars - Fender Stratocaster Plus Series

What did these short-lived bodies look like? And where did they come from? And what happened to them? Somehow, someone surmised that these short-lived bodies had to be leftovers from the old Fender Fullerton plant. I, along with some people who helped give me information, even shared a whole explanation on why and how these bodies were left-over. CBS Era Bodies: When I asked John Page, about leftover bodies from the old Fullerton plant he stated, “There were absolutely no American Standard or Plus bodies that were made at the Fullerton plant! So what were these early bodies one finds on the first American Standards and a few early Strat Plus Stratocasters?

So now we know where these “supposed” Fullerton bodies really originated! Overwater by Tanglewood Standard and Standard Plus Bass. Overwater is one of the UK's longest established and most highly regarded custom bass manufacturers.

Overwater by Tanglewood Standard and Standard Plus Bass

Its Tanglewood volume-produced models have impressed us before - and now there are two newcomers to the range at even better prices! Can the newcomers really justify wearing the prestigious Overwater badge? Dan Veall finds out. Ain't No Sunshine Chords. Prelude and fuge no1 for guitar - AVG Yahoo Search Results. Prelude No 1 by Bach - Guitar Pro Tabs. Claescaster. Last Saturday Araceli and I had another gig with Chest Fever.

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We recently bought a Bill Lawrence A-300 pickup so Araceli could play her favourite little Tanglewood Premier TW133 guitar and I fitted my L.R. Baggs M1 in my 1968 Goya Model 163 and was very pleased with the result. You can listen to the whole gig on Youtube. A very early Goya Model 163, they were introduced in 1969 but the serial number puts this one to 1968. That would make it the earliest known example on the Vintage Guitars Sweden site. Claescaster. Levin LT-14 Made in Sweden in 1965 It has been an extremely good Christmas, not only did I manage to find a 1979 Fender Stratocaster, I also received a little Levin LT-14 from 1965.

Claescaster

It’s the smallest of the 1960’s Levin guitars and is roughly like a Martin 00 in size. I bought it about two weeks ago from a guy in Heidelberg, Germany and then it got stuck in some warehouse over Christmas until the Spanish post service could be asked to deliver it. It’s an awesome guitar, pretty much like my dad’s old Levin LT-16 but a tiny bit smaller and with a bit less bass but with more clarity in the upper register.

It’s also ladder braced instead of X braced which is not necessarily a bad thing in this case, it gives it a pretty great sound. Levin LT 14, Made in Sweden 1965 - Acoustic Guitar Demo. 210 Awesome Open Guitar Chords and How to Use Them. Are you bored of the sound of standard chords?

210 Awesome Open Guitar Chords and How to Use Them

Then, using open guitar chords is a way to pimp up your playing and boring chord progressions. There are thousands of open guitar chords and millions of ways to use them creatively. In this post I introduce you to the world of open chords with a brief introduction, a library of 210 open guitar chords and some ideas on how to use them properly. Open chords are chords that have at least one open string like this shape of E-minor x7x087. Within this definition standard chords like C-major x32010 are also open chords because of their open strings.

Below you find five din-A4 pages full of guitar chords. 210 to be precise, I counted them. Each row contains a scale or collection of open guitar chords that have the same shape moved around the neck. Remark: Not every open chord sounds even beautiful. Open E major scale: Here the basis shape of the E major chord is moved up and down the neck to form the E major scale in chords. Comments comments. Blackstar ID:Core Series and INSIDER Live Webcast. ChordFind.Com - Guitar Chord Finder.

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Backing Tracks. BlackStar. VOX JamVOX III Product Overview. Guitar player. Patrick Eggle Guitars - 1992 Berlin Standard. Fabricacion 2º Guitarra Flamenca o Clasica Valeriano Bernal. An Evening with José Romanillos - Part III. History of the Classical Guitar. Music of the Renaissance for classical guitar (1536 to 1637) In 1501, in Venice, the printer Ottavio Petrucci was the first to use typography in the production of music.

History of the Classical Guitar

The pages were printed in three stages: first, the staves, then the notes and finally the text and the page numbers. This new process replaced the old practice of handwritten scores and, for the first time, the very rich lute repertory could be widely disseminated. In 1536, that is to say a hundred years after the appearance of printing in Europe, Don Luys Milán, a gentleman at the court of the king of Portugal and of the Islands, published in Valencia, under the title of El Maestro, a collection of music which contains instrumental pieces for vihuela, as well as songs with vihuela accompaniment.

Two years later, in 1538, Luys de Narváez published in Valladolid "Los seys libros del Delphin de musica" which introduced into Spain the idea of Variations on a Theme. Baroque Music for classical guitar (1670 to 1750) John W. Vintage Levin guitars x 3.