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Comment by Jud Hair on December 31, 2013 at 2:50pm

Check out this video demo of the Martin D-28 Authentic 1931 ... sweet ! ! 

Comment by Gary Clements on December 30, 2013 at 8:53pm

Thanks Bob.  Same to you.  Let's hope for the best for 2014.

Thanks for posting the Joni video.  It brings back a lot of memories.  I saw her live a couple of times.  Probably one of the most talented musicians alive!

Comment by Bob Crain on December 30, 2013 at 5:12pm

2014 NEW YEAR SOLUTION - Listen to the song video link below and then ... may the Spirit of Woodstock fill all of our hearts, minds and souls and with that may 2014 be a year with LESS; hate, injustice, pollution, bullshit, war, violence, fake stars, religion, phony nationalism, politics and MORE; tolerance, compassion, care for our planet, truth, music, forgiveness, real heroes, faith, patriotism, and governing of, by and for the people.

Woodstock - Joni Mitchell - 1969


Comment by Edward Sparks on December 30, 2013 at 5:07pm
Sounds good Bob...yeah it is torture to make myself play all 30 or so instruments I own, but I suffer through it!!! :-) here's wishing you all a happy, healthy, and musical new year!
Comment by Bob Crain on December 30, 2013 at 5:01pm

yeah Ed but with your collection it must get a bit lonely from not getting played - I took my '73 in for a service and a fret dress and my guitar tech asked me if all I did was sit around and play as the frets looked like a series of peaks and valleys. I am about to add to my collection of 2 as I have finally found a 60's Fender Acoustic a Palomino not a collectors item but they just play so nice with that typical Fender neck...great excuse too my wife says she wants to start playing guitar and its a perfect size for her 2 birds with 1 stone.

Comment by Edward Sparks on December 30, 2013 at 4:53pm
I have a 1976 D 28!
Comment by Bob Crain on December 30, 2013 at 4:49pm

I do that with song writing...better to have too many songs than too many guitars.

Comment by FloridaGull on December 30, 2013 at 4:45pm

No, no, no - you must expand your horizons... ;-)

Comment by Bob Crain on December 30, 2013 at 4:36pm

That would make a nice companion for my 73 D-28, looks in good nick too...but alas beginners like me should probably stick to six strings.

Comment by Edward Sparks on December 30, 2013 at 12:22pm
I have a 1980 D28-12 just like this one with the same case only it's black. It got a neck reset and only needs a new saddle and nut to be happy once again!

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