The Truth About Vintage Amps, Ep. 40

Vintage guitar and amp dealer/repairman Steve Soest joins us for a very special Truth About Vintage Amps episode. Steve shares stories of meeting Leo Fender, Doc Kauffman and other legends from the world of electric guitars; he recounts of some of his days of vintage gear buying and selling; and he even walks us through the time he joined Dick Dale’s band.

Plus: What to do with a free Hammond M-3 organ, the New Bedford Whaling Museum and much, much more…

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This episode is sponsored by Grez Guitars.

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Special thanks to the presenting sponsors of the Fretboard Journal: Gibson, Martin and Carter Vintage Guitars.

Above: Ry Cooder’s Howard tube amplifier, photographed for the Fretboard Journal #32.