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Video question: The Mystery of The Headless Guitarist
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Victor Saumarez Feb 13, 2011.


It's true. I am opening a high-end acoustic guitar shop in the East San Francisco Bay, called Mighty Fine Guitars.

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Stevie Coyle left a comment for paul stokes
"Thank you kindly, Paul!"
Jul 7
paul stokes left a comment for Stevie Coyle
"Loving your tunes, Train on the brain is a brilliant tune. As are all the other tunes on your page. Great playing and arrangement, love the lyrical expression."
Jun 29
Stan Truby commented on Stevie Coyle's video

Stevie Coyle Guitar Lesson: "Landslide" (SKYPE-style)

"Well I watched the whole lesson, nice concepts,you look like a fun teacher, thanks"
Dec 29, 2013
Stevie Coyle posted a blog post

Mighty Fine Guitars is stocking up on truly fabulous instruments.

Yup. That's a Jimmy Caldwell OM-45, via Rick Ruskin. Also in stock:- Gallagher 12-fret slope D '70- Lowden O-26 '94- Lowden F-35-X '06- Martin D-41 '06And tons more real soon. Stay tuned. This is gonna be nuts.See More
Aug 16, 2012
Stevie Coyle posted a status
"New arrival at Mighty Fine Guitars: via Rick Ruskin, a Jimmy Caldwell OM-45. Lordy."
Aug 16, 2012
Stevie Coyle commented on Tony Loeser's group Peninsula Fingerstyle
"I second that ... no rogues' gallery of guitars? "
Aug 12, 2012
Stevie Coyle commented on Forrest Anderson's group Lowden Players and Afficionados
"Hello, Lowdenites. Stevie Coyle here, former frontman of The Waybacks and new proprietor of Mighty Fine Guitars in Lafayette, CA. The briefest mention that I currently have two Lowdens in stock, a 1994 026 and a 2006 F35X ... a custom job made for…"
Aug 5, 2012
Stevie Coyle joined Forrest Anderson's group

Lowden Players and Afficionados

A place for Lowden players and afficionados to discuss Lowdens.
Aug 5, 2012

Profile Information

Which one of the following describes your involvement in music? (Check all that apply)
Music teacher, Gigging and/or professional musician
How many years have you been playing guitar?
More than 30 years
Which of these instruments do you own or play?
Flattop steel-string acoustic guitar, Archtop guitar, Electric guitar, Mandolin, Lap-style slide guitar, Banjo, Travel guitar, Bass guitar, Ukulele
The make and model of your guitar(s) and/or other instruments and gear.
Alan Perlman Larson-Stahl style #6 replica
Collings 000-1
Thompson T1-C
Malden Utopia
K&S Weissenborn-style
Rickenbacher Panda lap steel
Rickenbacher Electro lap steel
2 Magnatone MOTS lap steels
Ka-Lai pineapple uke
1914 Gibson A-1 mandolin
Avante acoustic baritone
What is your website address?
What type of music do you like to play?
Fingerstyle acoustic, mostly. Founder and former frontman of The Waybacks. Owner and proprietor of new high-end acoustic guitar shop in the East San Francisco Bay called Mighty Fine Guitarist.
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Mighty Fine Guitars is stocking up on truly fabulous instruments.

Yup. That's a Jimmy Caldwell OM-45, via Rick Ruskin. Also in stock:

- Gallagher 12-fret slope D '70

- Lowden O-26 '94

- Lowden F-35-X '06

- Martin D-41 '06

And tons more real soon. Stay tuned. This is gonna be…


Posted on August 16, 2012 at 11:52am

Stevie Newsletter 7/17/09

Here is the latest report from the road, replete with photographs of weird and wonderful America.

Posted on July 27, 2009 at 4:31pm

Randy Kohrs got ripped off - here is the stolen instrument list

Randy Kohrs' band got ripped off. Please post this list anywhere you feel might be appropriate or useful!

Here is a detailed list of all the gear missing:

Scheerhorn L-Body Resonator guitar #547

Amistar Randy Kohrs Model tricone resonator

Meredith all blonde, tongue-oiled maple resonator guitar #95

Mike Long D-18 style acoustic guitar

*All guitars had fishman pick-ups

Custom Cedar Creek Case for the Meredith – black alligator, inside is purple, has… Continue

Posted on July 27, 2009 at 1:00pm

My "Ten-In-One" CD is all done

It all went out via The Interwebs today ... graphics files and audio files, whoosh, straight to the manufacturer. It's all done, and a far cry from the sweet little fingerstyle album I thought I was making when I started a year and a half ago. But lordy, when The Muse taps you, you gotta answer. Especially if she taps you with a fricking baseball bat. For much of the making of this record I felt like I was just taking dictation from my own subconscious. Yow. But even if I do say so myself, it… Continue

Posted on May 4, 2009 at 12:41am — 2 Comments

Stevie Newsletter

The New Newsletter - re: touring, online lessons and much blather.

Feb 06, 2009

Happy New Year, all. No ... I insist.

Things are different. Maybe those bumper stickers that claim "Regime Change Begins At Home" aren't so very far off. I'm all for Hope and Change ... I really am. But friends, this new upward spike on the political integritometer is serious money out of my pocket. In the months just before… Continue

Posted on February 9, 2009 at 7:40pm

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At 8:18am on June 29, 2014, paul stokes said…

Loving your tunes, Train on the brain is a brilliant tune. As are all the other tunes on your page. Great playing and arrangement, love the lyrical expression.

At 5:33pm on November 21, 2009, Walt Pilcher said…
Welcome to the Acoustic Newb group, Stevie. It's great to have accomplished pros in the group! There's a great range of skill and experience here, and we're all learning from each other.
At 6:41pm on July 28, 2009, Acoustic59 said…
Hey Stevie, thanks for replying back. See you at workshop! Cheers, Ted
At 7:06pm on July 25, 2009, Acoustic59 said…
Hi Stevie, was looking at your blog today, saw your Davy Graham RIP. Gotta agree, not enough was mentioned about his passing. What a pair of shoulders we stand on today due to him. Anyway, registered for your workshop at the Healdsburg Festival. Look forward to seeing you there!
Cheers, Ted
At 1:21pm on February 10, 2009, Tom Wiencko said…
Good to see you here. Hope you can make it back to Ragamuffin sometime soon.
At 12:51pm on February 6, 2009, Ian said…
Hola, Brother Stevie - You'll find I've posted several videos of your December performance at Noe Valley Ministry - Enjoy, and send yer friends!
At 9:51am on January 16, 2009, George Lower said…
How do the lessons on Skype work and what is the cost. I just got a webcam for Christmas and would love to improve my fingerstyle chops.
At 9:45am on December 21, 2008, Mike Phelan said…
We're finishing up in the studio outside of Seattle Feb 10-16 and start gigging on Feb 20.
At 7:13pm on December 19, 2008, John Bauman said…
Just another fan chiming in that it's great to see you here.
At 11:53am on December 19, 2008, Mike Phelan said…
'twas great to hear you in SF last week. Let's get together to play and write some before we go back out on the road - January will be gone before we know it!

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