Songs about work

It’s Labor Day weekend. I just published a link to a list of songs about working people on my Facebook page for Dan Loves Guitars. I thought I’d put together my own list of random songs concerning work. I’ve tried to keep the selections to those involving my favorite musical…

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Review of Breedlove Pursuit 12-String and why I might exchange it for a Taylor Guitar

I just published a post on the trade-offs between purchasing a foreign made, mid-priced guitar and a more expensive American built instrument. I concluded that article by revealing I was considering exchanging a Breedlove Pursuit 12-string guitar for an American made Taylor 254ce 12-String guitar. That might lead you to…

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12-String Guitars that are smaller than a Dreadnought and less expensive than a Taylor, Gibson or Martin

I blame my wife. She’s the one who bought tickets to a Leo Kottke concert this year. I’ve wanted to play a 12-string ever since. Maybe all I would need is five minutes with a decent 12-string guitar and I would get it out of my system. Or maybe five…

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Gibson L5 seen at Jazz Concert honoring Martin Luther King

I attended a concert at Duke University this past weekend. The concert, “Sounds of Justice & Inclusion: Honoring Rev. Martin L. King, Jr.” featured the Durham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro William Henry Curry, with Abraham Lincoln’s words spoken by  Keith Snipes. Jazz was provided by John Brown’s Little Big Band…

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Epiphone 335 Pro

The Epiphone 335 Pro thin-line, semi-hollow body electric guitar is one of the best bargains available in this style of instrument. The guitar is essentially an upgraded Epiphone Dot with both cosmetic and functional upgrades. Of course the true bargain comparison is to the Gibson ES-335 models. Epiphone has been…

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