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FAQ: Gibson Guitar Memphis

FAQ I think this is really a rare guitar that I have but I can't find any information about it at all.

A: I have one, but you don't see too many around.
If you enter 'memphis guitar' into the ebay search, someone is selling an old advertisement page for them in the 'ebay stores'. Harmony Central reviews has some info on the rumored maker as well.

Phuket Lifestyle: It's all go for Hugo

PHUKET: It's Saturday night at the Hard Rock Cafe in Patong and a young man steps out onto the stage armed with his trademark stetson hat, a Gibson guitar, a new band and some sultry killer tracks from his first solo album. On March 24 Hugo was back home in Thailand and performing for the first time here since 2005.

Hugo Chakrabongse is totally bilingual, being from an aristocratic half Thai and half British background. A decade ago he was the frontman for the Thai band Siplor after having

Source: Phuket Gazette

Book Serves as 'Love Letter' to Memphis

A writer for a few years now of products for the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau and Tnvacation.com , Crespo’s book “100 Things to Do in Memphis Before You Die” is exactly what the title suggests.

It’s a curated list of things to do in the city that includes both obvious choices and lesser-known attractions for tourists and local residents alike.

She directs readers, for example, to tour the Stax Museum of American Soul Music with the sole surviving member of the Memphis Horns, to watch workers at St. Blues Guitar Workshop handcraft their instruments, walk 100 feet above the Mississippi River with a Memphis historian and much more.

Source: Memphis Daily News

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Memphis music, history on display in Berlin
DeSoto Appeal - Jan 01, 1970
Photo courtesy Clemens Gubernath. A little slice of Memphis can be found in the heart of Germany starting this week, as the Gibson Guitar Showroom in Berlin opens a new multimedia exhibit focusing on the musical and cultural history of the Bluff City.

Hot Guitarists at Americana Music Festival
Gibson - Jan 01, 1970
Hot Guitarists at Americana Music Festival These were among the guitar centric highlights of this year's 11th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference — sponsored in part by the Company — held in Music City from September 12 through 15. The festival's educational component

Steve Smith: Halloween with Oingo Boingo; Art Garfunkel a no-show; Al ...
Pasadena Star-News - Jan 01, 1970
Throughout the `80s and into the mid-'90s, the musical highlight of the Halloween season were the series of Oingo Boingo concerts, usually performed at either the Verizon Amphitheatre (formerly Irvine Meadows) and the Gibson Amphitheatre (formerly the