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Can I Borrow Your Favorite Guitar

“Can I borrow a couple of your favorite guitars for a few days?”

I remember back in the summer of 2011 getting a call from Texas photographer Chris Fritchie. “I have this idea,” began our phone conversation, “May I borrow a couple of your favorite guitars for a few days? . . . Trust me,” he said. Chris has a passion for music – especially guitars – and what he always loved about talking “guitars” with me was that it was never about […]

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Jimi Hendrix

Right-Handed Lefties and Left-Handed Righties…My obsession with Hendrix and upside down Stratocasters

As many of you know, Jimi Hendrix was left-handed, but played a right-handed Fender Stratocaster – turned upside down! I’ve always been fascinated with not only the sound of Hendrix on that right-handed upside-down Strat, but with the way it looked as well. There’s something about the whammy bar on top and the tuners on the bottom. I was really intrigued, so number of years ago I bought a righty […]

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Tom Petty Fender

“Guitar Legends” Giveaway – TAB 2015

We’re excited to announce our guitar giveaway for Texas Association of Broadcasters 2015: A Road Worn Fender Stratocaster signed by Tom Petty! The Tom Petty six-string will be part of our “Guitar Legends” exhibit on display at the Stephen Arnold Music kiosk throughout TAB2015. Joining Petty’s axe will be a signed B.B. King “Lucille” Gibson, an exact replica of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Fender Stratocaster, and a historic 1927 Gibson L-1 […]

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Promax 2015 Tom Petty GG

“Guitar Legends” Giveaway – Promax 2015

We’re excited to announce our annual guitar giveaway for PromaxBDA 2015: Straight from Stephen’s collection, an American Standard Fender Stratocaster signed by Tom Petty! The Tom Petty six-string will be part of our “Guitar Legends” exhibit on display at the Stephen Arnold Music kiosk throughout PromaxBDA. Joining Petty’s axe will be a signed B.B. King “Lucille” Gibson, an exact replica of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Fender Stratocaster, and a historic 1927 […]

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Promax Preview…..SAM style!

Happy Monday everyone! It’s another gorgeous Spring day here in New York and, after lounging in Central Park most of the weekend, I’m so thankful that I won’t have to leave the city for this year’s PromaxDBA: The Conference! Stephen, Chad, and Lyndsey will all be joining me in NYC for the June 10-12th conference. I moseyed over to the Hilton Midtown last week to check out the venue, and I […]

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