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Bolin Guitars Go behind the scenes, see how world-class guitars are made in Boise, Idaho.

December 3, 2016

Bolin Guitars father and son, John & Jake Bolin have made world-class guitars for Steve Miller, Billy Gibbons and Keith Richards. And they live in Boise, Idaho, ...

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Marching Powder: The High Times And Fast Life Of Tommy Bolin

American Tommy Bolin, a native of Sioux City, Iowa, was a notable exception. Best described as the David Bowie of the guitar, Bolin jumped from one playing style to the next – making each one his own, before quickly discarding it for the next....

teamrock.com November 17, 2016

Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2016: Part 7

Check out photos of rock star guitars by Lisa S. Johnson including Jimi Hendrix's Strat, Clapton's guitar that he used to record "Layla" and Lou Reed's Bolin NS. The Las Vegas-based photographer and author's book 108 Rock Star Guitars is out now. Also ...

www.papermag.com November 28, 2016

Newsboys bringing Love Riot Tour to Biloxi

The production is written and produced by John and Sarah Bolin, known for “The Thorn,” and features original songs from Juan Otero, who also wrote “Born Again” for Newsboys and “Kings & Queens” for Audio Adrenaline. “Rivals brings an ensemble cast of ...

www.sunherald.com November 30, 2016

Newsboys announce Wicomico Youth & Civic Center show

Written and produced by John and Sarah Bolin (“The Thorn”) and featuring original songs from Juan Otero (“Born Again,” “Kings & Queens”), Rivals brings an ensemble cast of singers, actors and dancers together to answer the question “Can God really make ...

www.capegazette.com December 1, 2016

Billy Gibbons Shows Custom Gibson and John Bolin Guitars from His Collection — Video

This video is a few years old, but if you missed it, it provides a great opportunity to see some of Billy Gibbons' guitars up-close with narration from Billy himself. In it, Gibbons and his tech Elwood take DunlopTV's Bryan Kehoe backstage to show off ...

www.guitarworld.com August 14, 2015

Guitaronomics: Have Guitars Become More Expensive Over Time?

Ah, yes. The common refrain of American baby boomers repeated in guitar shops and online forums everywhere. At face value, this ubiquitous lament makes the answer to our question seem obvious: Of course guitars have become more expensive over time....

reverb.com May 18, 2016

FINAL SAY: Bolin Fest is about music, memories and feeling at home

It was another typical visit to Johnnie Bolin's house. We sat at the living room table surrounded by guitars and papers and music memorabilia; it was like touring a museum. The low murmur of classic rock could be heard in nearly every corner in nearly ...

siouxcityjournal.com August 4, 2016

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Photographer Lisa S. Johnson Remembers Lou Reed, Jimi Hendrix, Les Paul

During Art Basel, Johnson will present the exhibit "Soul Lullaby," debuting three rock-star guitar portraits at Gallery 88 in Miami Beach. Here are Johnson's stories behind Lou Reed’s Bolin NS, Jimi Hendrix’s Strat, and Les Paul’s many contributions ...

www.miaminewtimes.com December 2, 2016

Billy Gibbons Goes Solo

When he hits the stage in support of Perfectamundo, Billy Gibbons’ guitar arsenal will include four built for the occasion by Bolin Guitars/House of JB. All have chambered swamp-ash bodies with maple tops, chambered necks, custom body contours ...

www.vintageguitar.com November 29, 2016

Marching Powder: The High Times And Fast Life Of Tommy Bolin

American Tommy Bolin, a native of Sioux City, Iowa, was a notable exception. Best described as the David Bowie of the guitar, Bolin jumped from one playing style to the next – making each one his own, before quickly discarding it for the next.

teamrock.com November 17, 2016

Watch the Red Baron online guitar lesson by James Hogan from 50 Jazz Rock Licks You MUST Know

Tommy Bolin is one of the most under appreciated figures in jazz-rock fusion. Probably because his life was cut tragically short. But, anyone who can play with Billy Cobham on his landmark fusion album "Spectrum" in addition to replacing Joe Walsh in the ...

truefire.com November 15, 2016

Billy Gibbons Shows Custom Gibson and John Bolin Guitars from His Collection | VIDEO

This video is a few years old, but if you missed it, it provides a great opportunity to see some of Billy Gibbons’ guitars up-close with narration from Billy himself. In it, Gibbons and his tech Elwood take DunlopTV’s Bryan Kehoe backstage to show off ...

www.guitarplayer.com October 18, 2016

RainSong Studio Series S-WS1000N2 Acoustic-Electric Guitar

The Rainsong Studio Series S-WS1000N2 Acoustic-Electric Guitar is a wonderfully versatile guitar ... long-term collaboration with the renowned artist Steve Miller and Master Luthier John Bolin. The neck design is based on a modified "U" profile that ...

www.guitarcenter.com October 8, 2016

Shout for Joy - Downloadable Acoustic Guitar Rehearsal Track (Audio Download)

Each rhythm instrument and orchestral section is isolated on the right channel with the full mix on the left channel. These can be used by instrumentalists to learn parts outside of rehearsal. Rhythm parts vary slightly for each anthem. Downloadable Audio ...

www.lifeway.com May 2, 2016

Books

Legends of Rock Guitar

Hal Leonard Corporation.1997.ISBN: 0793540429,9780793540426.264 pages.

Presents a comprehensive encyclopedia of rock guitar legends examining over...

Hand Made, Hand Played

Sterling Publishing Company, Inc..2016.ISBN: 1579907873,9781579907877.416 pages.

Feast your eyes on more than 300 of today’s most creative, imaginative, and...

Billy F Gibbons

Voyageur Press (MN).2011.ISBN: 9780760340301,0760340307.192 pages.

The lead guitarist for ZZ Top riffs on his life as a noted collector whose...

The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal

Barnes & Noble Publishing.2016.ISBN: 9780760742181,0760742189.300 pages.

Presents a guide to heavy metal music, recounting the careers of more than...

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Billy Gibbons Goes Solo

www.vintageguitar.com January 1, 1970

Gibbons onstage in 2012. Gibbons: Rick Gould. “BFG ain’t anybody ’cept BFG,” proclaims ZZ Top co-founder/front man/face Billy Gibbons, discussing his first solo album, Perfectamundo. “What is heard is heard, just like that.” Such idiosyncratic turns of phrase flow readily from Gibbons while discussing the effort, which came about following an invitation to perform at the Havana Jazz Festival. The idea sent Gibbons on a musical bender, and before anyone could shake a maraca, he was in his...

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