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GGW has Guild Guitars in stock . . .

I meant to mention this last week . . .

Grapevine Guitar Works has a selection of new Guild Guitars, including the F-50R (jumbo rosewood) and F-512 (jumbo 12-string) that you see me play for the children during the Children's Time at FUMC-Grapevine, and when I play out in the public, especially when I can join my friends from at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, or Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth.

They also carry some of the lower priced, but great sounding, GAD models as well.  They should be on the GGW website ( soon, or contact the store to talk about these great guitars with Robb Kelly or Matt Ables.

I personally have Martin, Taylor and Guild guitars.  For professional use such as singing in the public (plugged into my PA) I will normally use on of the Taylor's.  For the many times I cannot plug into an amp or PA, or when just plain jamming with friends . . . I pull out the Guild's.  In a word(s) . . . they are loud . . . clear . . . vibrant . . . and tough.   As much as I want Martin or Taylor to build a great 12-string, whatever they produce will always be compared to the F-412 or F-512 Guild 12-string guitar.

Just my opinion . . .

God's grace still amazes me . . . ><>


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What is your favorite guitar or other musical instrument?  Please let me know.  I'd like to interview you about your relationship with your favorite instrument.

I am interested in talking with, and getting to know, everyday people who make music.  That's the kind of person I am.  I'm an everyday kind of guy, and I love to sing and play guitar for everyday people. 

Although I have too many guitars, several ukes, a couple of old banjo's, a bunch of harmonicas and several Native American flutes, I am interested in stories about other instruments as well.  I have it in my mind that this blog will probably feature more stories about guitars and singer-songwriters.  However, I am open to stories about people and their love for other instruments.  So, if you play the accordion, piano, pennywhistle, drums . . . or can crack your knuckles in time to music . . . I want to hear your story.

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