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Published on September 19th, 2016

GA takes a spiritual journey through the guitar master’s favored axes. »

Published on August 10th, 2016

The virtuoso tells the stories behind some of his most unusual guitars. »

Published on July 28th, 2016

His most celebrated Beatles-era axes—from the 12-string Rickenbacker to the Rosewood Telecaster. »

Published on June 13th, 2016

The innovative guitar hero tells the stories behind the guitars and amps in his eclectic collection. »

Published on November 15th, 2013

Guitar Aficionado recently announced the launch of a new book made especially for guitar fans — Guitar Aficionado — The Collections: »

Published on October 7th, 2012

The 1953 Epiphone Zephyr Emperor Regent is perhaps the ultimate example of Epiphone’s 30-plus year manufacture of jazz guitars. Originally »

Published on September 21st, 2012

We catch up with George Gruhn, the vintage-guitar trailblazer who literally wrote the book on collectible axes. »

Published on September 19th, 2012

In 1964, a seventeen-year-old guitarist named Steve Howe walked into the Selmer music store in London and special-ordered this Gibson »

Published on September 6th, 2012

In December 1955, 23-year-old Carl Perkins was a recording artist with several respectable but underperforming sides to his name. »

Published on March 28th, 2012

George Harrison’s guitars are as iconic and important as any instruments in the history of popular music. But for Dhani »