Category: guitar

Kamloops, BC, Company Slays Industry Giants to Win Acoustic Guitar of the Year

Growing up in a family-run music store, Mike Miltimore was comfortable as a preteen pulling apart guitars, understanding how they worked and putting them back together. He has fond memories of flipping through the Musical Merchandise Review magazine to see what products industry insiders from across North America picked as the best each year. “We…


Napa Valley—America’s Wine Country

“Napa Valley” features the spectacular landscape photography of Olof & Elizabeth Carmel paired with beautiful piano and guitar instrumentals in stunning 4K UHD resolution. * Click the “Save” button below the video to access it later on “My List.” – Feature Films: Cinema collection: epochcinema.com Epoch Original content: epochoriginal.com Feature Films: www.theepochtimes.com/featured-films Follow EpochTV on…


Gibson Guitars: Fascinating Stories Behind an American Icon Serving a Century of Musicians

It was Ray Whitley who started the excitement. Throughout the 1930s, Whitley traveled with the World’s Championship Rodeo, providing musical entertainment with his band, the Six Bar Cowboys. In 1937, he prodded the Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Manufacturing Co. to develop a “super jumbo” instrument, one that could go lick for lick with the nearly 16-inch-wide, rosewood-and-mahogany…


Boy Bereft After Bullies Smash His Guitar—Until NJ Police Officer Gifts His Own as Replacement

After a 9-year-old boy and his parents appeared at their local police station to report that the boy’s guitar had been smashed by bullies, one officer went above and beyond—he gifted the devastated boy his very own guitar. Patrol Officer Andrew Skae from Hawthorne, New Jersey, was on duty on Aug. 28 when his colleague…


Johnny Ramone’s Guitar Sells for More Than $900,000

BOSTON—The guitar played by Johnny Ramone on all 15 Ramones albums and at nearly 2,000 live performances by the rock band sold at auction over the weekend for more than $900,000, the auctioneer said Monday. The 1965 Mosrite Ventures II electric guitar was bought by a collector in the U.S. who wishes to remain anonymous,…