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Vintage Instruments – Martin Guitars – Overview

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Most Martin guitars made are "flat top" models. That is, they have a round sound hole in approximately the center… Read More

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47 Best Fingerpicking Guitar Songs Easy To Hard

This article looks at some of hard rock's best fingerpicking guitar songs and the people who played them. However, this… Read More

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Easiest Way To Learn Guitar

Learning to play the guitar is lots of fun, but it can be a challenge, especially without a guitar teacher.… Read More

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Martin Guitars – History and Overview

C.F. Martin & Company is one of the oldest, if not the oldest guitar company in the United States. Christian… Read More

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Martin D-35 Dreadnought

I think the heart of every guitarist falls in love instantly upon seeing a Martin 1833 logo decal upon an… Read More

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Percussion Instruments | Vintage Gretsch History

Percussion Instruments | Vintage Gretsch Drums | History of Gretsch Drums That's the sound, the anthem that began when Friedrich… Read More

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Martin Arch Top C-2

The size of the Martin Arch Top C-2 body is equal to the 000 size of the flat top type… Read More

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Martin Flat Top Style 28

The Style 28 Martin guitar includes the D-28, 000-28, OM-18, 0-28, 00-28 models which have a spruce top and a… Read More

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Martin Guitars | Purchasing Vintage Martin Guitars

Purchasing a Vintage Martin Guitar If like millions others, you too are a fan of the vintage Martin guitars and… Read More

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Martin Made other brands

Martin Guitar's Other Brands Since 1900, Martin did make guitars, mandolins and ukes for other brands and guitar studios. No,… Read More

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Martin Mandolin Serial Numbers | Date your Martin Mandolin

Martin Mandolin Serial Numbers | Date your Martin Mandolin Year Last Serial No. 1895 23 1896 112 1897 153 1898… Read More

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1932 Martin C-1 Archtop – Vintage Martin Guitar

A 1932 Martin C-1 Archtop with round sound hole. Style C-1 arch top.Collectibility Rating: D-- Arch top body size is… Read More

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Banjo History – Some important dates

SOME IMPORTANT DATES 1620- Explorer Richard Jobson mentions "gourd with neck and strings"in Africa1678- "Banza" noted in Martinique as played… Read More

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History of the Banjo – Part 3 – THE FIFTH STRING

History of the Banjo - Part 3 - THE FIFTH STRING Joel Walker Sweeney of The Sweeney Minstrels, born 1810,… Read More

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History of the Banjo – Part 2 – Minstrel Era

White men began using blackface as a comic gimmick before the American Revolution. The banjo became a prop for these… Read More

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History of the Banjo – Part 1 – Early stages

EARLY STAGES - by William Reese Banjos belong to a family of instruments that are very old. Drums with strings… Read More

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1942 Martin C-2 Archtop

A 1942 Martin C-2 Archtop. Style C-2 arch top. Arch top body size is equivalent to the flat top 000… Read More

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Vintage Martin Guitars – High Action and Neck Sets

The only right way to make a "high string action" Martin guitar play correctly is to do a "neck set".… Read More

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Martin Guitars: Introduction

Martin has been making some of the best flat top acoustic guitars since the mid 1800's. Martin's other lines of… Read More

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Martin Guitar Serial Numbers, Find the Year – Lookup Martin Serial

Martin Guitar Serial Numbers: Find the Year - Lookup Martin Serial All Martin guitars since 1898 (except solidbody electrics from… Read More

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1957 Gibson A5L Mandolin

There are very many styles of mandolins made by many manufacturers. But, typically referred to in the USA are those… Read More

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Vintage Marimba

The origin of Marimba isn't known, but it seems it started off as wooden bars laid over a hole on… Read More

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1962 Fender Jazz Bass

First introduced in 1960 as the "Deluxe Model", the Fender Jazz Bass was marketed as a stablemate to the Jazzmaster… Read More

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1956 Martin D-21

First made in 1955, the D-21 is a rosewood dreadnought that's just the same as a D-28 except for a… Read More

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