May 2012

1950s Harmony Stratotone H44

May 30, 2012
1950s Harmony Stratotone H44 in a no reserve auction. Seller says the guitar has been modded. The tailpiece has been screwed down to maximize the string break angle over the…
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Stop Breaking Down – The White Stripes

May 30, 2012
Our Tune of the Day for Wednesday, May 30 3012 is Robert Johnson’s “Stop Breaking Down” by the White Stripes from their 1999 self titled debut. We think Jack and…
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1970s Ovation Deacon 12 String

May 30, 2012
1970s Ovation Deacon 12 String in a no reserve auction. Seller puts this in Very good condition and notes that it is all original. Seller says shows minimal it has…
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1930s Dobro M-32

May 29, 2012
1930s Dobro M-32 Roundneck in a no reserve auction. Seller puts it between ’35 and ’37 which sounds right to us. Seller states that the guitar is all original with…
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Driveway To Driveway – Superchunk

May 28, 2012
TOTD/Memorial Day Edition: Funnily enough, Mr Champale was not into Superchunk back in their heyday in the ’90s. This was despite the fact that music critics, friends and acquaintances who’s…
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Highway 61 Revisted – Bob Dylan & The Grateful Dead (East Rutherford, NJ – July 12, 1987)

May 27, 2012
This week’s entry in the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is from the ’87 tour they played with Bob Dylan in honor of Bob’s recent birthday. Dylan was obviously…
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1983 Ovation Adamas II 1618-8

May 27, 2012
1983 Ovation Adamas II 1618-8 in Reverse Blueburst in a no reserve auction. Seller puts it in Excellent playing and condition. Seller says the neck is straight and the guitar…
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The Outlaws – Green Grass & High Tides

May 26, 2012
Here’s the Wikipedia link if you want the lowdown on this song: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Grass_and_High_Tides. All Mr. Champale has to say about it is that, back on the Friday or Saturday evenings…
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1955 Gibson ES-140

May 26, 2012
1955 Gibson ES-140 in Natural in a no reserve auction. This one is ending in about an hour. Apologies, we want to get the price on this one. Rarely if…
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Answering Machine – The Replacements

May 22, 2012
From 1984’s Let It Be comes Paul Westerberg’s rant against impersonal advances in technology. Utilizing only his voice, an electric guitar and a tape loop, he probably didn’t realize how…
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1948 Gibson Southern Jumbo

May 22, 2012
1948 Gibson Southern Jumbo in a no reserve auction. Seller says it has had a neck reset and the frets are newer, as is the bridge. A fre of the…
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One Toke Over The Line – Brewer And Shipley

May 21, 2012
Our Tune of the Day for Monday, May 21 2012 is “One Toke Over The Line” by Brewer and Shipley which originally appeared on 1970’s Tarkio. Legend has it the…
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1970s Alvarez 5052

May 21, 2012
1970s Alvarez 5052 in a no reserve auction. These ares decent Japanese knock offs of the venerable Gibson J-200. We’d put it mid ’70s. Not quite as desirable as the…
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Spanish Jam – Grateful Dead (New York, NY – February 11, 1970)

May 20, 2012
This week’s entry for the Deadhead Corner Tune of the Day is Spanish Jam from February 11, 1970 which is perhaps the finest guest sit-in in Grateful Dead history. Starting…
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Leaving Trunk – Taj Mahal

May 19, 2012
Our Tune of the Day for Saturday, May 19 2012 is Sleepy John Estes’ “Leaving Trunk” by Taj Mahal from 1967’s Taj Mahal. Massive groove. Great stuff, as is the…
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2009 National El Trovador

May 19, 2012
2009 National El Trovador in a no reserve auction. Seller custom ordered this one with a wider 1 and 13/16 inch nut and factory hotplate. Seller adds that the guitar…
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Sick As A Dog – Aerosmith

May 18, 2012
Our Tune of the Day for Friday, May 18 2012 is “Sick As A Dog” by Aerosmith from 1976’s Rocks. I grew up in Connecticut in the Seventies and we…
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1999 Gibson Les Paul Standard 1959 Reissue

May 18, 2012
1999 Gibson Les Paul Standard 1959 Reissue in a no reserve auction. Seller says it’s 100 percent original. Seller adds it’s almost flawless on the top and has some wear…
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1957 Martin 000-18

May 17, 2012
1957 Martin 000-18 in a no reserve auction. Seller puts it in Good to Very Good condition. Seller says there is a repaired pickguard crack and a repaired back crack.…
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You Ain’t Going Nowhere – The Byrds

May 16, 2012
Our Tune of the Day for Wednesday, May 16 2012 is Bob Dylan’s “You Ain’t Going Nowhere” by the Byrds from 1968’s Sweetheart of the Rodeo. This one should really…
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