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Posted on Aug 7, 2017

A Tale Of Two Guitars

A Tale Of Two Guitars

My first guitar was a Kent 6-string, purchased from the Eaton’s catalogue, for $10. Whatever little money I had was earned from caddying for tips on the local golf course, and prior to that, delivering newspapers. I had that guitar for a few years until I could afford $90 for a nice 6-string Spanish-made guitar.

In 1976 I was in the market for a new guitar….

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Posted on Feb 25, 2016

“Music is the last thing to go” for Glen Campbell

“Music is the last thing to go” for Glen Campbell

The documentary movie, “I’ll Be Me,” sensitively portrays the progress of Alzheimer’s in country singer/guitarist Glen Campbell. In spite of his ongoing mental deterioration, the fabled guitarist/country singer goes on the road to perform a nation-wide farewell tour, at the urging of his family.

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Posted on Jan 28, 2014

The Influence of Pete Seeger Remains

The Influence of Pete Seeger Remains

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Pete Seeger. Even at age 94 Pete remained a passionate believer and activist in social justice, using song as a tool for change. Pete Seeger’s work is a lasting inspiration for songwriters.

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