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Guitars of the singer/song writers
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Hello to everyone hear ...I thought I would start a thread that deals with the subject of Who played What. For instance:Tonight I am wondering about what kind of guitar Harry Chapin played?I have…Continue

Tags: yairi, dreadnought, alvarez, played, harry

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janice Hamilton Jan 8, 2012.

 

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Janice Hamilton replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Almost everyone of my heros played Martins.  And being from S.E. PA originally it is my dream to eventually own one.  But when I buy one it will be from the custom shop and done the way I want it done.   My current heros: Indigo…"
Jan 8, 2012
FloridaGull replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Tommy Emmanuel plays Maton guitars - Australian, like him..."
Sep 5, 2011
Jonah Lake replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Nick Drake played Martin D28 , Martin 000018 He also used a GUILD M-20 and there is a picture of him playing on a Levin as well.  But no one is really sure. There is a lot of mystery behind his tunings, guitars and history."
Sep 5, 2011
Bob Dubery replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"RE Eric Bibb. He often plays a Fylde, made in the UK (I think in the Lake District). Fylde have an Eric Bibb signature model."
Oct 19, 2010
Kev replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"I LOVED that video....I want to live in that room."
Feb 17, 2010
Charles replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"I've answered my own question! Wilcox playes Olsen. Looked it up on his member page."
Feb 16, 2010
Charles replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Where do you find these gems Ed? I loved it when he hugged his small body Olsen after placing it back in the case! For other names/makes: Everly Brothers- Gibsons with special pick guards Bob Dylan- Early years were Gibsons, later Martins Joan…"
Feb 16, 2010
Edward Sparks replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Hey guys, Check this out...a youtube glimpse into James Taylor's guitar vault...this is really a great short video! Edward http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCZW6FY0VU4"
Feb 16, 2010
Chris Elswick replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Crosby Stills and Nash played Martins. Neil Young plays Hank William's old Martin D18. Paul McCartney used an Epiphone. John Lennon and George Harrison played Gibsons. JImmy Page played a Gibson Jumbo and a Martin Dreadnaught. John Mayer and…"
Jan 19, 2010
newton replied to John O'Hara's discussion Free Back Issues of Acoustic Guitar and Fingerstyle Guitar
"...just thought I would state the obvious. Nice blog! Awesome."
Dec 17, 2009
newton replied to DUANE BOGGS's discussion TACOMA GUITAR
"Did you get the info you were looking for?"
Dec 14, 2009
Edward Sparks replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"In James Taylor's heyday in the early 70's, he played a refinished Gibson J-50 without a pickguard. I am sure that he has played many brands since then, but as Kevin said, he now plays Olsen guitars exclusively. If you go tho their website…"
Dec 14, 2009
Edward Sparks replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Hey Bruce, I read something a whole back about the old D18 guitar Andy played on the show... Seems that when they were making the movie Andy starred in called "No Time For Sergeants" his character was to play the guitar in a few scenes.…"
Dec 14, 2009
newton replied to DUANE BOGGS's discussion TACOMA GUITAR
"Just knock on the door and ask for Mo. I think he runs the place. http://www.tacomaguitarforum.com/"
Dec 13, 2009
newton replied to dpb23's discussion Your favorite recordings of singers with solo guitars
"Autumn Leaves was very well done. I will have to check out the other two."
Dec 13, 2009
Kevin Davey replied to newton's discussion Guitars of the singer/song writers
"Tommy Smothers used to play Guilds, and later switched to Martins. (Not that he's a songwriter, but maybe of interest....) Don McLean has been playing a Martin dreadnought in every picture I've ever seen of him. James Taylor plays an Olson…"
Dec 13, 2009

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