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August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Bluesman David 'Honey Boy' Edwards dead at 96

CHICAGO — Grammy-winning Blues musician David "Honey Boy" Edwards, believed to be the oldest surviving Delta bluesman and whose roots stretched back to blues legend Robert Johnson, died early Monday in his Chicago home, his manager said. He was 96.

Edwards had a weak heart and his health seriously declined in May, when the guitarist had to cancel concerts scheduled through November, said his longtime manager, Michael Frank of Earwig Music…


Added by Dan Watts on August 30, 2011 at 8:39am — No Comments

My junk guitar - consolidated blog

My junk, scrap, recycled parts project is almost complete. I've simplified the blog here. Anyone interested in the full details can view them in detail here: http://silverysqueaks.blogspot.com/…

Added by knockman on August 29, 2011 at 3:30am — 4 Comments

My First Solid Body attempt

I thought I would try something new, and build a solid body electric guitar.  After a few nights of bedtime brainstorming, I had my design in my head.   I bought some poplar and cut 2 pieces 8 x 12 x3/4".  I don't have a router, so I had to be creative.  I figured I would use a solid piece for the back, and then cut out holes on the top half for pickup and volume control and jack, and glue them together.…


Added by Brett Saul on August 9, 2011 at 1:22pm — 3 Comments

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