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Did the logo for Marlo Thomas' 1960s TV show... Continue Reading

12/04/2014 - 1:13pm

1963 Gibson Everly Brothers

In the early 1960s, the Everly Brothers were two of the most popular performers in America. In 1962 Gibson, which had had some success with the... Continue Reading

12/03/2014 - 11:15pm

Circa 1920 Orpheum #3 Special Tenor Banjo

Orpheum banjos were made by William Rettburg and William Lange, two music industry veterans who purchased the bankrupt Buckbee... Continue Reading

12/02/2014 - 12:00am

Catch of the Day: Circa 1915 Harwood Special 1018

Today's Catch is surrounded in mystery but thanks to an article we published back in... Continue Reading

12/01/2014 - 4:57pm

Yes, our long-awaited 33rd issue of the Fretboard Journal is about to reach subscribers’ mailboxes and select newsstands. As always, this issue is a 128-page keepsake edition... Continue Reading

10/28/2014 - 11:00am

Today's Catch is a fascinating guitar that combines Leo Fender's love of country music... Continue Reading

10/22/2014 - 6:43pm

Only a Gibson is good enough but when it came to record keeping, the crew in Kalamazoo probably could have done a little better. Which is why, every few years, a Gibson instrument surfaces that is... Continue Reading

10/02/2014 - 10:22pm

As many longtime readers know, the FJ doesn’t usually review new albums. There are plenty of outlets for that craft and we’d much rather do what we do best: Chronicle the artists (... Continue Reading

09/18/2014 - 1:29pm

1934 Gibson L-5

I've mentioned before that I think that Gibson's 16-inch L-... Continue Reading

08/29/2014 - 10:10am

1929 National Style 4 Tricone

In the past I've looked at a ... Continue Reading

08/28/2014 - 11:16am