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December 2009 Blog Posts (3)

1955 D-18 question

I have a D-18 built in 1955. (I checked the serial numbers against the Martin website and if the numbers follow the progession of the year, damn thing may have been built on the day I was born.) My question is this - it has herringbone, snowflake inlay and birch perf around the guitar. I suspect that somebody added this (and whoever did was a good craftsman) but...did Martin ever do factory specials like this???



The guitar is beat, but sounds better than any guitar in the world - no… Continue

Added by Stan Chew on December 21, 2009 at 1:09pm — 5 Comments

Rose of Sharon

I'm loooking for the Lyrics/music and tabs for Rose of Sharon. Bryan Sutton plays this on a CD called Flat Top Box. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
TIA

Added by Howard on December 20, 2009 at 5:02am — No Comments

From Steve Kaufman

Hi All

Been busy at Flatpik Central

Just wrapped up another Mel Bay Book and getting ready to start another.



My latest I-Newsletter (Flatpicking Hotline Vol 17.4) is available at www.flatpik.com. Follow the Downloads Link.



This time we are looking at a tune from my upcoming CD with Mark Cosgrove - Dayley's Reel. You will find it in tab and notes for Guitar and Mandolin for a free download as well as mp3s so give it a look and… Continue

Added by Steve Kaufman on December 15, 2009 at 4:04am — No Comments

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