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Albert Lee Signature Ernie Ball Musicman

Posted on: 7th August 2017

Phil Walker Plays His Albert Lee Signature Ernie Ball Musicman!

Dating from 2009, this gorgeous looking Albert Lee Signature Ernie Ball Musicman electric guitar sounds fantastic in the hands of Phil Walker.

Phil Walker Interview

Posted on: 31st July 2017

An Interview with Phil Walker – Star of The Guitar Heroes Show!

Interviewed at the Corn Exchange, Exeter, Phil Walker talks to Guy about his career and guitars.

Burns Short Scale Deluxe

Posted on: 24th July 2017

Burns Short Scale Deluxe: The Oldest Known UK-Built Burns Guitar!

A very historic guitar dating from all the way back in December 1958! Guitarist Simon Jones found it in very bad shape and alerted Guy Mackenzie about it!

Now beautifully restored by Paul Day, check out the video to found out how it sounds.

Status Fretless Custom Bass Guitar

Posted on: 17th July 2017

After playing lots of old bass guitars, The Guitar Collection lets Bass Ace David Greenaway play his own favourite bass – the awesome Status Fretless Custom Bass Guitar!

Watch the video and see if you agree!

Epiphone ET-270T

Posted on: 10th July 2017

This Epiphone ET-270T is a classic 1970s electric guitar!

Made in Japan by the Matsumoko Company this is the same model of Epiphone that Kurt Cobain played around the time of Nirvana’s ‘Bleach’ album!

Malcolm Toft: Trident Studios Recording Engineer

Posted on: 3rd July 2017

Malcolm Toft: Hugely Influential Recording Engineer!

An interview with recording engineer Malcolm Toft. Malcolm worked at Trident Studios in London and recorded many famous stars including David Bowie, Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Beatles and more!

Tony Bramwell Interview

Posted on: 26th June 2017

An interview with Tony Bramwell, George Harrison’s childhood best friend!

The Guitar Collection is very lucky to be able to present this interview with Tony Bramwell. Covering the very earliest days of the Beatles and the music scene in Liverpool in the 1950s and 1960s!

Superstrat: The Starforce 8007

Posted on: 19th June 2017

The Starforce 8007: Gloriously Pink!

This Starforce is the actual guitar featured in the “Ultimate Guitar Book” by ‘Guitar Guru’ Paul Day!

Apart from the fabulous pink finish, this Superstrat features a humbucker and two single coil pickups and star inlays on the finger board.

Guitarist Simon Jones puts this 1989 Starforce through its paces!

Guitar Collection Channel: Outtakes and Bloopers!

Posted on: 12th June 2017

Mistakes & Bloopers!

Outtake video featuring The Guitar Collection’s Guy Mackenzie along with Simon Jones and (the voice from behind the camera!) Lars Mullen!

Rare Yamaha SG-60T from 1973

Posted on: 5th June 2017

Yamaha SG-60T: Actual guitar featured in “Guitarist” magazine September 2006!

This rare series 111 Yamaha dates from 1973 and mixes design ideas from Mosrite and Gibson. Built in Japan it also features a large cast vibrato system.