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Fender Guitars

Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!

Binky Philips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.

Summer of 1970, Part II: Gopher-ing for the Coolest Guitar Shop in New York City, Wearing My Granny Takes A Trip Boots, and Meeting "Keith Richards With..."

Binky Philips | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When last we were wasting time together, I'd been in London for 13 days during the second half of June, 1970. I'd plunked down the enormous sum of $65.00 U.S. for a pair of wild custom-made boots from the coolest clothes/shoes store in the world, Granny Takes A Trip.

The History of Myself in 10 Objects (Part 2)

Sam Lyons | Posted 04.15.2012 | Home
Sam Lyons

My Fender Cyclone guitar is as much about my dad as it is about me. In fact, this is my dad's guitar. It just stays in my room and it's pretty much the only guitar I play.

Cemetery Worker Accused Of Stealing $2,000 Guitar From Veteran's Casket

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A Wisconsin cemetery worker was charged with theft from a corpse Monday after allegedly taking a $2,000 guitar from an Army veteran's casket in Green ...

Stolen Guitars and How I Got Them Back

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Towards the end of the summer of 1974, an old pal called me that I hadn't heard from for awhile. His apartment in Queens had been broken into and his ...

My Greatest Christmas Present, Manny's Music Store 1935 - 2009

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

So, how/why is this story about a store closing Christmas-y? Well, the greatest Christmas present of my childhood came from Manny's Music Store. Dur...