The 2020 NAMM Show

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NAMM Show 2020 Wrap

NAMM Show 2020 Wrap

This was my third NAMM, second with Old Guys Still Rockin. I can honestly say this was, by far, the best. 

One reason is that I knew what to expect and how to pace myself. 

Media Day was great. Two hours for media only to see and touch new products. Instead of the tens of thousands of people walking around during the official show days, there were a couple hundred. Very manageable. 

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Gibson NAMM VIP Party @ The Anaheim Grove

Gibson NAMM VIP Party @ The Anaheim Grove

By Randy Winters

As a Contributing Editor to the Old Guys Still Rockin I do my best to provide interesting stories and reviews for guitar players who have passed the 50-year mark. When I found that I was on the VIP list for Gibson’s private party at The Anaheim Grove, I was excited at the opportunity to hang out with, and listen to, music industry royalty.

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OGSR Covers Felder – Slash Playing “Hotel California” @ Gibson NAMM Party

OGSR Covers Felder – Slash Playing “Hotel California” @ Gibson NAMM Party

By Randy Winter

When “Hotel California” was announced the energy in the room jump about 20 DB. Don Felder and Joe Walsh’s signature duet on that song is legendary. Felder was already onstage. Who was going to play the other part? I half expected to see Walsh come out on stage. Felder stepped to the microphone and said, ”I’m going to need some help with this one. Here is my friend Slash.”

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Ace of Cups – 60s Girl Band Reunites

Ace of Cups – 60s Girl Band Reunites

From 1967-1972 Ace of Cups shared billing with Jimi Hendrix, The Band, Grateful Dead, and Mike Bloomfield, to name just a few. The all-girl group was smack dab in the middle of the psychedelic Haight-Ashbury scene. Last year, more than 50 years after getting together,...

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