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  1. drmilktruck

    RIP Bob McGrath

    Bob McGrath who played music teacher Bob Johnson on Sesame Street from its beginning in 1969, died yesterday at age 90 following a stroke...
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    Best Show You Saw in 2022

    Continuing the Best of Lists for 2022. What's the best concert/show you saw this year? Mrs MT and I saw the largest number of shows we've ever had this past year, at a dozen musical shows and a handful of comedy gigs. Most were good-to-great, but 2 stood out for me. Earth, Wind and Fire in...
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    Best Gear You Got in 2022

    December is the classic time for Best Of Lists. First up - What's the best bit of gear you acquired in 2022? For me it's the B&G Crossroads Step Sister. Beautiful to look at. Great size, very playable, nice neck. I went from playing Autumn Leaves on the neck to Penetration on the bridge and...
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    RIP Christine McVie

    Long time Fleetwood Mac keyboardist died today at age 79. RIP. Great singer and songwriter. https://www.startribune.com/christine-mcvie-fleetwood-mac-singer-songwriter-dies-at-79/600231480/
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    Anybody Know Anything About Amp

    Reportedly from Fred Gretsch Enterprises: https://reverb.com/item/61269032-1968-fge-gretsch-ga-410-solid-state-combo-amp
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    TV Jones Blemished Pickup Sale

    TV Jones has a few blemished pickups on sale. https://tvjones.com/blemished/
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    RIP Irene Cara

    Irene Cara, who found found fame and flash dancing and singing in the early 80s has died. She was 63. Too young. RIP https://www.startribune.com/fame-and-flashdance-singer-actor-irene-cara-dies-at-63/600230077/
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    Post Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Here!

    If you come across any guitar-related Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals, post 'em here! I got an email that Neunaber is offering $50-100 off their pedals, including the new Wet Reverb v5, starting today. https://neunaber.net/collections/all-products
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    Great Deal on Vox AC10

    I saw this in the sidebar here. Sweetwater is closing out the Royal Blue Vox AC10, $150 off. Pretty, little (but loud) amp...
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    RIP Gallagher

    The comedian has smashed his last watermelon at age 76. While I was a fan, he had a long and successful career. RIP. https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/11/entertainment/gallagher-comic-dead/index.html
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    The Church Bell Rang Twenty Nine Times

    November 10, 1975. RIP Men.
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    Reverb vs. Sweetwater

    Dipped in Tone / Premier Guitar podcast discusses Sweetwater's entry into the used guitar gear market and compares it to Reverb's service. It starts at 25:04.
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    4922 Days

    I've been a member of Gretsch Talk for 4922 days. In that time I've posted 20,167 times, or almost 4.1 times/day. I've been alive 21,582 days, so G-T has been part of my life for almost a quarter (22%) I'm not much of a guitar player, although I post as more of an expert than I am. I appreciate...
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    Saw Sonny Landreth and Cindy Cashdollar Last Night

    Last concert of a very busy 2022. Slide guitar virtuoso Sonny Landreth and lap steel expert Cindy Cashdollar played at the Dakota in downtown Minneapolis last night. This was my third try at seeing Sonny. The first time was postponed due to COVID, then I was sick for the makeup show (not...
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    Top 70s One Hit Wonders

    Rick Beato chooses his Top 20 One Hit Wonders of the 70s. Who would you add to the list?
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    What’s Going On in the Song Title Thread? (Resolved)

    All I see on recent posts are to enter a Capcha type code? On an iPad with latest update. Anyone else see this?
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    $1.6 Billion Powerball Lottery Tonight - What Would You Buy? ($1.9 Billion Next!)

    The Powerball lottery tonight is expected to reach $1.6 billion. At odds of 290 million to one, you can argue mathematically that buying $6 worth of tickets is actually a break even move (with only 1 winner.) Assuming you did and you won, what one item would you splurge on first? You can't say...
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    Desert Island Live Album

    Inspired by @Cryin_Caleb_Aaron, who stated in a thread that Jerry Lee Lewis' Live in Hamburg is his favorite live album, I decided to ask everyone that question: what's your Desert Island Live Disc? (You can mention up to three, but have to mark one as the absolute best.)
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    Gretsch Jim Dandy is Reverb's Top Selling Acoustic Guitar

    Reverb released their list of top selling guitars for the past year. The Jim Dandy is the best selling acoustic! And the Gin Rickey is #13. Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy Fender American Acoustasonic Telecaster PRS SE P20E Fender Acoustasonic Player Telecaster Taylor GS Mini Mahogany Fender American...
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    Beatles Revolver 5 CD Super Deluxe 2022 Remix

    Heard about this yesterday. Overwhelming amount of music. Anyone order it? https://www.theguardian.com/music/2022/oct/27/the-beatles-revolver-album-special-edition-super-deluxe-review $139 list price, $110 at Amazon
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    Happy Halloween!

    Funniest/saddest moment of the greatest Halloween TV show. Hope everyone stays safe if out trick or treating.
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    Dead Kennedys Drummer Dies in a Fall

    Dead Kennedys and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer D.H. Peligro died in a fall at his home. He was only 63. RIP. https://www.cnn.com/2022/10/30/entertainment/dh-peligro-dead-kennedys-dead-trnd/index.html
  23. drmilktruck

    NGD B&G Crossroads Step Sister

    In the midst of looking to significantly downsize, I got a great deal on Non-Gretsch from My Rare Guitars. Respected newer brand. I've lusted after their Custom Shop models but this is from their Asian made line. Family member in the model name.
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    Favorite Defunct Guitar Brand

    What guitar brands do you like that are no longer in business? I suggest Parker Guitars. I loved them conceptually as very different plus they incorporated piezo into the mix. If only the neck was a bit thicker.
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    "New" Queen Single Release Today

    Queen released a "new" single today featuring Freddie called Face It Alone, a previously unreleased track from 1988.


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