FRIENDS of ELVIS

Brutus’ live performances reached a pinnacle with a sold out performance at Toronto’s Ontario Place. Bachman—Turner Overdrive is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that had a series of hit albums and singles in the s, selling over 7 million albums in that decade alone. Their s catalogue included five Top 40 albums and six U. Top 40 singles ten in Canada. The band has sold nearly 30 million albums worldwide, and has fans affectionately known as “gearheads” derived from the band’s gear-shaped logo. The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group that originally consisted of Rick Danko bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals , Levon Helm drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals , Garth Hudson keyboards, saxophones, trumpet , Richard Manuel piano, drums, baritone saxophone, vocals and Robbie Robertson guitar, vocals. The members of the Band first came together as they joined rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins’ backing group The Hawks one by one between and In , they separated from Hawkins, after which they toured and released a few singles as Levon and the Hawks and the Canadian Squires.

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A successful act in their home land, they came to international attention when they signed to Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s label Manticore in , recording a series of albums with English lyrics, some penned by ELP and King Crimson lyricist Pete Sinfield. This clamshell boxed set gathers these four albums in replica album sleeve wallets and also includes a new poster. It is a fine celebration of the band’s studio work for the Manticore label. The set also includes a bonus DVD featuring a recently discovered and previously unreleased Warner Bros.

The Sails (Rainbow Quartz) Here we are back in the 60s, sunshine and flowers in the air, bands skipping through San Francisco fields with their guitars and drumsticks to the sound of sherbet fizzing psychedelic pop with tumbling melodies and hook laced choruses.

If you’re looking for an easy to play guitar, the action doesn’t get any lower than this baby. Excellent value and quality that’s typical of Korea today. This model was only made in one small run so there aren’t many of these around – most of the Harm 3 models feature the cats eye f-hole in a semi-hollow design while this model was a limited edition production model that’s no longer available. It features a solid archtop mahogany body, 22 fret maple set-neck with ebony fretboard and synthetic bone nut, side markers on the side of fretboard only, jumbo frets, flat The setup on this guitar is superb and the tone is warm and rich, very good choice for anything besides metal.

Last Guitar , pic2. More pics and full description at this link: Owned by Martin Miranda, my world-class tech, who was a close friend of Bernie and this was the last guitar that Bernie ever built, albeit not quite finished, and he was working on it the very day of his untimely passing. Click the link for a full description and feel free to email Martin Miranda directly at the address on the page. A killer metal axe with cool looks with Tribal graphics, Widow headstock, and beveled edges which catch light and give it a very 3D look on stage.

The main attraction of this axe, however, is one major upgrade in the tone dept. Now this guitar sounds as bad-ass as it looks. Features include basswood body with bolt-on Canadian hard rock maple neck, die-cast Rich tuners, master volume and tone with 3-way selector plus added boost switch , KKV inlay at the 12th fret, 24 jumbo frets, locking Floyd Rose style nut, excellent quality Kahler-X tremolo that’s very similar to the older Kahler Pro.

Priscilla Presley

The couple were married within a year. Beaulieu took over the raising of Presley, and was the only father she would ever know he died on January 4, , as she announced on her social media accounts. She took his surname [5] and over the next few years she helped to care for the growing family as her stepfather’s Air Force career moved them from Connecticut to New Mexico to Maine. In her own words, she described herself during this period as “a shy, pretty little girl unhappily accustomed to moving from base to base every two or three years”.

THE BigO AUDIO ARCHIVE These recordings are part of the BigO Audio Archive covering albums that circulate among collectors and music fans.

Interviews EIN brings you a diverse and interesting range of interviews with those who knew Elvis or have published books about his life and career. Respected Elvis author Alan Hanson, along with Erik Lorentzen, has just published ‘Elvis – The Movies’, pages examining all of Elvis’ movies and including some sensational photos. Elvis Presley’s dream was to become a movie star, and the dream started well for him.

His acting ability developed steadily throughout his first four movies. But, alas, it was the music which first gave him access to Hollywood, that proved the undoing of his acting career. The inevitable result was a long series of films with weak plots in which only the music mattered.

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Refined Parker Fly – New version. Parker Fly guitar as redesigned somewhat begrudgingly by Ken Parker just before selling the brand in If you want to up be up on what Parker is doing right now you should read our blog 3 Generations of Parker Fly Guitars. The guitar was “refined” at this time and although the PR indicated that all the changes to the guitar were enhancements, even the casual observer could read between the lines.

The moves were largely made to make the Parker Fly more production friendly.

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It has been made in August and is one of the real classic Fly guitars produced long before the days the company was bought by the U. I have been the first and only owner and have all the original accessories this instrument was shipped with. The first Fly guitar ever left the original factory in Wilmington, MA in In the mid nineties, GEN1 pickups were criticized for having a much too “hi-fi tone”.

Lately the GEN1 pickups have gained more attention and are now categorized the real deal for a Fly by many people. In some more aspects of this guitar were changed: The layout was reduced from four knobs to three, as well as the entire electronics were exchanged for a cheaper version that was used on the Nightfly exclusively until then. Also parts of the hardware have been replaced for cheaper ones, making the production more cost effective.

Differences between the pre refined and refined Parker Fly are explained here. Parker Fly electronics – some technical details: The Parker Fly is has quite complex electronics installed.

Neil Young

Shortly after Young’s birth in , his family moved to rural Omemee, Ontario , which Young later described fondly as a “sleepy little place”. In , upon returning to Canada, Young moved from Omemee to Winnipeg for a year, before relocating to Toronto and Pickering. Young became interested in popular music he heard on the radio. His mother asked for a divorce, which was granted in

American singer-songwriter. Includes biography, tour dates, lyrics, and information on recordings.

Tk John Peel Sessions Omitted is track 20 Stranger In The House, officially released. Sourced from vinyl bootlegs, scratchy with a skip on Track 3. Not sourced from vinyl. Raw soundboard with Elvis sounding gruff. Remastered with better position of the track starts, the last track is complete with a nice fade and not sharp ending.

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EIN Rex Mansfield passed away: It is with real sadness that I have heard that Elvis’ army buddy Rex Mansfield passed away Sunday, August 26, morning. Rex Mansfield was inducted into the Army on the same day as Elvis in March and went through basic training with him in Texas, traveled with him to Germany and became close friends for the next 18 months. Elisabeth Stefaniak later Mansfield was a young German girl in and was hired to answer Elvis’ fan mail.

Elisabeth became romantically involved with Elvis but was torn between her love for Elvis and her love for Rex — and she eventually chose Rex and they married in While Rex seemed older he did was energetic and talked with fans as he signed copies of his book.

Rex Mansfield passed away: It is with real sadness that I have heard that Elvis’ army buddy Rex Mansfield passed away Sunday, August 26, was Rex Mansfield was inducted into the Army on the same day as Elvis in March and went through basic training with him in Texas, traveled with him to Germany and became close friends for the next 18 months.

If you’re not familiar with my site, it’s simple, and you’ll love it or hate it: It’s not a fancy site but it remains unchanged since ’98 and I firmly believe, “if it ain’t broke – don’t fix it. Just click on any underlined text and it should open a picture; if you move your cursor over the pic and there’s a magnifying glass displayed instead of your cursor, click the pic and it will expand it to larger size. Fantastic Artist in immaculate condition, built with all solid white Korina Limba , top, body, and neck, with gloss finish.

Hamer made their name building classic Gibson styles They soon started incorporating some unique characteristics such as their Artist model with semi-hollow design and single F-hole. Hamer guitars are among the best American guitars in their price range. Their woods are properly seasoned, so all the shrinkage occurs before the guitar is built. If you’ve never tried a Hamer, I highly recommend you give one a try.

For more info, click here for Hamer Guitars. Plays really nice and there are no issues, cosmetic or otherwise, with this guitar.

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I slept outside under a pile of quilts and watched Venus rise through the teeth of the Crazies, trailing the moon. I followed the river up into the mountains where it stays clear and cold before the ranchers take it – diverting what they need and generally more, to water crops and livestock – and I caught improbably large Cutthroat trout in small water, in gravel bends that gave way to freestone, and then wide slabs of rock cut into tall cliffs.

Heywood, the only member of the band who has ever missed lobby call, managed to rise in the dark before anyone and leave on day-long rambles, summitting three peaks in the Bridgers, and coming back sunburned and happy with a handful of mountain goat wool for my daughter.

3’s a Crowd was a folk rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, that existed from to The group is particularly notable for its association with Cass Elliott, who co-produced the group’s sole album release. The album remains one of Elliott’s rare associations as a record producer.

If you’re looking for an easy to play guitar, the action doesn’t get any lower than this baby. Excellent value and quality that’s typical of Korea today. This model was only made in one small run so there aren’t many of these around – most of the Harm 3 models feature the cats eye f-hole in a semi-hollow design while this model was a limited edition production model that’s no longer available.

It features a solid archtop mahogany body, 22 fret maple set-neck with ebony fretboard and synthetic bone nut, side markers on the side of fretboard only, jumbo frets, flat The setup on this guitar is superb and the tone is warm and rich, very good choice for anything besides metal. Last Guitar , pic2. More pics and full description at this link: Owned by Martin Miranda, my world-class tech, who was a close friend of Bernie and this was the last guitar that Bernie ever built, albeit not quite finished, and he was working on it the very day of his untimely passing.

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Guitar Player December Letters to the editor; Guitaring; Questions; It’s New. VG condition, mailing label on back.

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Life and career[ edit ] Early years — [ edit ] Neil Young [13] was born on November 12, , in Toronto , Ontario. Shortly after Young’s birth in , his family moved to rural Omemee, Ontario , which Young later described fondly as a “sleepy little place”. In , upon returning to Canada, Young moved from Omemee to Winnipeg for a year, before relocating to Toronto and Pickering. Young became interested in popular music he heard on the radio.

His mother asked for a divorce, which was granted in Very thin, very tall, with a greased-back D. He had a transistor radio, white bucks, a nice sweater, black pants. He idolized Elvis Presley and later referred to him in a number of his songs. It was there that he formed his first band, the Jades, and met Ken Koblun.

While attending Kelvin High School in Winnipeg, he played in several instrumental rock bands, eventually dropping out of school in favour of a musical career.

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If you’re not familiar with my site, it’s simple, and you’ll love it or hate it: It’s not a fancy site but it remains unchanged since ’98 so I figure, “if it ain’t broke – don’t fix it. Just click on any underlined text and it should open a picture; if you move your cursor over the pic and there’s a magnifying glass displayed instead of your cursor, click the pic and it will expand it to larger size. This model was offered for around a year and I don’t even see it any of my Fender catalogs, although catalogs do show the Musicmaster Bass which was produced in greater numbers.

Elvis Presley was born on January 8, , in Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Love Presley (née Smith) in the two-room shotgun house built by his father, Vernon Elvis Presley, in preparation for the birth. Jesse Garon Presley, his identical twin brother, was delivered 35 minutes before him, stillborn.

They have composite materials resin and carbon glass skin to reinforce a thin carved body and neck. Fingerboards are composite and use stainless steel frets which typically last the lifetime of the owner. Electronics include the integrated use of coil split humbuckers , single coil and piezo pickups with active circuitry. The proprietary vibrato bridge uses a unique flat steel spring which returns the guitar to perfect pitch every time. The vibrato has three settings; bend down only, full floating and locked.

In October , Parker initiated the first production run of the Fly Bass bass guitar , in both 4-string and 5-string versions. The 5-strings were noted for their ease of use for 4-string players, both with respect to weight and string spacing. Parker 4-string basses produced in the original factory in Wilmington, MA shipped in and had seven digit serial numbers using the same formula for dating as the original NiteFly guitars while 5-string basses were shipped first and had six digit numbers that begin with reflecting the manufacturing.

Basses made by U. Music Corporation used the same seven digit formula continuing the 4-string serial number and dating. As with other Parker guitars, they offered both magnetic and piezoelectric pickups, with the ability to blend the two.

Sweetwater – Parker Adrian Belew Signature Fly