Fender George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster. Whoa.

One of my all-time favourite guitars is George Harrison’s famous rosewood Fender Telecaster – y’know, the one he played on the roof of Apple headquarters on January 30, 1969 in those spectacular green pants? Well the Fender Custom Shop is offering a reproduction of this iconic guitar right down to the finest detail. Wider nut? Yep. Two-piece rosewood neck? Uh huh. Logo over the finish instead of under it? You got it. And get this: Abigail “Abby” Ybarra came out of retirement to wind the pickups. The only thing it doesn’t include is those pants.

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COOL GEAR ALERT: Epiphone Reissues The Double-Neck!

sgEpiphone has announced a whole bunch of new guitars for 2014 including some brand new designs as well as some reissues of some much-loved favourites. Perhaps most exciting of all is the return of the mighty G-1275 Doubleneck. Inspired by the iconic guitar Jimmy Page used to inspire millions of guitarists with, this is definitely one of those instruments that encapsulates the glory and power of rock! There’s also a pretty damn nice Joe Bonamassa Les Paul in Pelham Blue, amongst other things. Here’s the press release:

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Guitar World Lick of the Day App Introduces The Beatles Licks Packs

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Guitar World Lick of the Day App Introduces The Beatles Licks Packs

Users can now also purchase Lick Singles from the app’s extensive library of amazing licks for learning guitar.

New York, NY, February 28, 2012 — Guitar World and Agile Partners today announced a new release of Guitar World Lick of the Day that introduces The Beatles Lick Packs to the popular app for learning guitar on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Arriving just in time to celebrate over one million downloads of Lick of the Day, the new version also introduces Lick Singles so users can select individual licks from the app’s extensive catalog of licks. All licks in Guitar World Lick of the Day include high quality videos of guitar instructors or celebrities demonstrating the lick, scrolling tab and standard music notation, and more. The app is powered by TabToolkit, an Apple Design Award winner developed by Agile Partners.

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