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Torrington Historical Society holding program on former guitar factory

The Register Citizen 29 Nov 2021
The first guitar factory in the United States was located in Torrington and will be the subject of a free virtual program hosted by the society at 6.30 p.m ...James Ashborn and America’s First Guitar Factory; How a Waterwheel on the East Branch of the Naugatuck River Changed ...
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Tony Iommi’s latest hit: eau de rock star

The Times/The Sunday Times 29 Nov 2021
... factory in 1965 that chopped off the tips of his fingers, loosened his guitar strings, learnt to play monster riffs and inadvertently invented heavy metal.
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Torrington’s role in guitar history explained Wednesday

Republican American 29 Nov 2021
The first guitar factory in the United States, founded in Torrington around 1842, will be the subject of a free virtual program ...
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The Big Review: Gibson Generation Collection G-200 EC & G-Writer EC

Guitar.com 25 Nov 2021
It’s always the way, isn’t it? You wait 120 years for Gibson to make an acoustic guitar with a shoulder-mounted soundhole and suddenly four come along at once ... each guitar has a belly-down striped ebony bridge ... Maybe it’s the walnut back and sides which can often lend a more immediately musical response to a factory-made acoustic guitar than maple.
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Nov. 24-30 concerts + new shows on sale

Columbus Alive 24 Nov 2021
Read our editor's note on upcoming concerts here, and be aware that, in addition to a citywide indoor mask mandate, some artists and many concert venues are now requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for entry ... On sale now.. G ... *** ... * ... * ... * ... * ... * ... * ... Wasp Factory, Guitar Fight, GWUAK!, Palette Knife at Ace of Cups.
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Nov. 17-23 concerts + new shows on sale

Columbus Alive 17 Nov 2021
Read our editor's note on upcoming concerts here, and be aware that, in addition to a citywide indoor mask mandate, some artists and many concert venues are now requiring proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for entry ... On sale now. ... 29. Wasp Factory, Guitar Fight, GWUAK!, Palette Knife at Ace of Cups on Nov. 30 ... 18 ... 1 ... 6 ... 22 ... 6. * ... 19. ... *** ... 17.
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Metronomy review – brand new songs have buoyant, ebullient vibes

The Guardian 12 Nov 2021
Colour Factory, London ... Looking slightly worried, the band – keyboardist Oscar Cash, bassist Olugbenga, drummer Anna Prior and Michael Lovett on guitar – tiptoe into the breezy Love Factory, a swaying singalong-in-waiting from next February’s pared down ninth album, Small World.
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Johnathan Blake: Homeward Bound review – virtuosi jazz unit scorch and shimmer

The Observer 05 Nov 2021
UK trumpeter and Tomorrow’s Warriors stalwart and his band the (with tuba phenomenon Theon Cross) grippingly bridge 1950s Clifford Brown hard bop, New Orleans street music, Duke Ellington and more on Arashi No Ato (Banger Factory Records), and unique guitar innovator confirms ...
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Remembering Hal Joseph Richard

The Baytown Sun 02 Nov 2021
If he wasn’t creating or working on something, he was busy playing his guitar, or working on his music as a self-taught musician ... Throughout his adult life, he played the guitar and sang with many bands which include. The Funk Factory, Magnum Force, Lasar, Nooney and The Zydeco ...
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Manson Guitar Works announces extremely limited DL-OR and DL-OR Relic guitars

Guitar.com 26 Oct 2021
Manson Guitar Works has released two very limited-edition guitars ... They are both inspired by Matt Bellamy’s own aluminium-clad instrument, his first Manson guitar ... Matt Bellamy hits 88 mph in new Manson Guitar Works teaser-trailer ... a USA ZVEX Fuzz Factory and a vintage MXR Phase 90 reissue, modified at Manson Guitar Works.
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Muse’s Matt Bellamy launches new Manson guitar range

NME 26 Oct 2021
Muse‘s Matt Bellamy has launched a new Manson guitar range inspired by the first instrument he ever used made by the manufacturer ... You can see Bellamy brandishing the aluminium DL-OR guitar below. ... There are two on-board effects for both the guitar. a USA ZVEX Fuzz Factory and a vintage MXR Phase 90 reissue, were modified at Manson Guitar Works.
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Randy Bachman to be reunited with Gretsch guitar 45 years after theft

WPXI 16 Oct 2021
The Canadian-born rock star said his 1957 Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins guitar was stolen in 1976 and he never expected to get it back ... After some negotiations, Takeshi agreed to send Bachman the guitar, but told him, “You have to find its sister,” meaning the same make, model, color, condition, year and factory specifications, CTV News reported.
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We’ve Got A File On You: Johnny Marr

Stereogum 13 Oct 2021
He asked if I’d come play guitar on a record he was producing for Factory ... The situation for me is, I became an archetypal guitar player to a lot of people ... That wasn’t purely because of his guitar playing, I sensed a similar MO ... We’ve just got this insatiable enthusiasm for putting our guitar in places it might not have any business being.
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Tina J. Vecchio

Times Argus 13 Oct 2021
Tina J. Vecchio GREENSBORO BEND — Tina Josephine Vecchio, 55, of Greensboro Bend, died Saturday, Oct ... She was born Sept ... She enjoyed music, playing her guitar and traveling to all of her dream locations, including the Chocolate Factory in Hersey, Pennsylvania, Disney in Florida, the Dominican Republic, kayaking on Vermont lakes and Florida bays.
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After tragedy, Surfside mayor comforts families, stokes feuds and floats a conspiracy

Finger Lakes Times 12 Oct 2021
SURFSIDE, Fla.Charles Burkett wants to know why ... Take the president’s visit ... Burkett’s grandmother was the heiress to a Cleveland family that owned one of the world’s largest nut-and-bolt factories, he said. Living with her at 5800 North Bay Dr., Burkett, a guitar player and singer, developed a kinship with Gibb and his brothers, who lived nearby ... .
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