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Yamaha FG Guitars Still on the Job

By: Rick Landers 1971 Yamaha FG-300 – Photo courtesy of Vintage Guitars (Stockholm, Sweden) There’s a lot of information and misinformation to be found on-line about Yamaha FG guitars when seeking out their history. And it’s often a frustrating journey trying to get authoritative specifics about any particular FG model. Prior to 1966, the Yamaha International Corporation sold many guitars under the “Dynamic ...

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Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Bonnie Raitt

Press Release Source: National GUITAR Museum Bonnie Raitt – photo credit: Joseph A. Rosen The National GUITAR Museum announced that Bonnie Raitt, one of the most accomplished guitarists of the past 50 years, will receive its annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Raitt is only the eighth recipient of the award. Raitt’s musicianship spans four decades of popular music, from gritty blues to chart-topping pop and ...

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Tom Wheeler Gifted Us With Guitar Passion

By: Rick Landers Tom Wheeler – photo courtesy of the University of Oregon. A few years back, many of us have whiled away our time reading some insightful interviews in the pages of Guitar Player (GP) magazine or discovered more information about acoustic and electric guitars and their players, all gifted to us by the hard work and guitar passion of Tom Wheeler. It was with sudden sadness that I learned of h ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Subscription Services What is my guitar worth? While we do not conduct valuations or appraisals, we may be able to help you determine the value of your instrument. The Official Vintage Guitar Price Guide offers research-based values for vintage and newer instruments, amps, and effects. It also has a list of dealers nationwide, many of ... ...

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Guitar Show Submission

If you have info regarding upcoming guitar shows or events simply submit this form. All submissions must be received by the 10th of each month, or they will appear in the next available issue. This listing is done as a service to our readers and we reserve final determination as to its contents. For help call Joan at (800) 844-1197 or email joant@vintageguitar.com ...

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The Eagles Unveil 40th Anniversary 'Hotel California' Deluxe Reissue

The Eagles have announced a 40th anniversary, deluxe reissue of their landmark 1976 album, Hotel California Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images The Eagles have announced a 40th anniversary, deluxe reissue of their landmark 1976 album, Hotel California. The deluxe reissue—which comes in a 2-CD/1-Blu-ray Audio package that includes remastered sound, 10 previously unreleased live recordings, as well as hi-res ste ...

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The Eagles Unveil 40th Anniversary ‘Hotel California’ Deluxe Reissue

                                                                                     Photo: Rick Diamond/Getty Images The Eagles have announced a 40th anniversary, deluxe reissue of their landmark 1976 album, Hotel California. The deluxe reissue—which comes in a 2-CD/1-Blu-ray Audio package that includes remastered sound, 10 previously unreleased live recordings, as well as hi-res stereo and 5.1 mixes—will ...

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