Gibson Debuts The Don Felder ‘Hotel California’ EDS-1275

Wow, I definitely didn't see this one coming... while I was on vacation Gibson appears to have released yet another Custom Shop version of their iconic SG double-neck EDS-1275 –– this time a re-creation of the instrument Don Felder played on The Eagles' classic 'Hotel California'. Like other recent replicas to come out of Gibson's illustrious …

Comfy Old Vintage '69 Fender Telecaster With Bigsby B5

Here's another of my favorites from the Bay Area World Guitar Show –– it's a vintage '69 Telecaster (ash body/ blonde finish/3-ply white pickguard) with an original Fender-branded Bigsby B5 unit... a good looking guitar, and really not a bad price for its era. They were asking $4500, and probably could have gotten closer to $6,000. Oh well, jus…

Fender Producing LTD Custom Shop Broadcaster Replica

While we're on the subject... it looks like Fender is currently reproducing its incredibly rare Broadcaster in a high-end Custom Shop 'Relic' model –– apparently the first time the guitar has been reproduced bearing its original logo. With just 200-some of the original Broadcasters built before Fender received its famous request from Gretsch t…

Smithsonian Channel Presents– Electrified: The Guitar Revolution

Well, August is Inside the Music month over at the Smithsonian Channel, and as part of the music-related festivities the good folks at Smithsonian will be offering up something for all of you guitar lovers. Electrified: The Guitar Revolution is a documentary covering the history of what we all know to be music’s greatest invention –– the ele…

More Eye Candy… Gorgeous Vintage ’66 Fender Jaguar

Honestly, I can't believe this beautiful Jaguar was selling for just $2500, and for me it was incredibly hard to walk away from... unfortunately, I felt that way far too many times over the weekend –– so many guitars, so little cash! Someday I know I will kick myself for not picking this one up. …

Guitar Porn: A Fender Broadcaster To Die For… Just $78,500

Well, we're fresh back from the Bay Area World Guitar Show in beautiful Marin, California, and I've got lots of great photos to share with you... first up is this beautiful old Broadcaster, which I found sitting unassumingly in its original case, the whole thing rather buried at the back of the Exhibit Hall. Read 'em and weep folks –– it'll cos…