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September 2017

Find what’s in this issue or learn the 3 ways to get your Vintage Guitar fix! Table of Contents We sit with Ritchie Blackmore, who helps us mark 45 years since the release of Machine Head by revealing the final lost secrets behind his work on the monumental Deep Purple album. We also offer great conversations with Warren Haynes, Andy Summers, ... ...

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Tom Feldmann’s Beginner Fingerpicking – Lesson 3

Vintage Guitar is teaming with Collings Guitars and Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop to present an exclusive eight-part series on beginner fingerpicking. Hosted by VG Online contributor Tom Feldmann, it will teach the Mississippi John Hurt classic “C.C. Rider” at a pace easily followed by anyone! › › In Lesson 3, Tom discusses picking patterns, chords, and ... ...

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Classifieds

Buyers beware – if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Please notify us if you believe a listing to be fraudulent. BUYING THROUGH THE MAIL Practice good communication. Never assume anything. Ask for a detailed, in-hand description of all parts, including electronics, finish, fretwear, hardware, case, etc. Find out what’s original ... ...

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Blackmore’s Best

To help denote the 45th anniversary of the release of Machine Head, we asked subscribers to Vintage Guitar’s electronic newsletter, “What are your three favorite Ritchie Blackmore songs, riffs, or licks?” Here are the 30 most-popular responses. 1 Deep Purple “Higway Star” 2 Deep Purple “Smoke on the Water” 3 Rainbow “Man on the Silver ... ...

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Epiphone Crestwood

Gibson’s acquisition of Epiphone in 1957 presented a tremendous challenge to guitar designers and marketers at the company. One challenge was to design a new solidbody instrument that could be produced at the Kalamazoo factory using existing tooling and production lines. Another was to make it visually distinct from Gibson’s Les Pauls. The answer? The ... ...

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The Peoples’ Guitar

››› Be notified via email when this full Overdrive article is released! Complete the form below to subscribe to VG’s Overdrive and receive other great offers from Vintage Guitar magazine! Email Address * First Name * Last Name * Zip Code * Once complete, please confirm your email in your inbox. This article originally appeared ... ...

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Epiphone Crestwood

Gibson’s acquisition of Epiphone in 1957 presented a tremendous challenge to guitar designers and marketers at the company. One challenge was to design a new solidbody instrument that could be produced at the Kalamazoo factory using existing tooling and production lines. Another was to make it visually distinct from Gibson’s Les Pauls. The answer? ››› ... ...

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