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Hagstrom Futurama 1963: Vintage Guitar Demo

Posted on: 26th April 2017

Hagstrom Futurama One of Only 200 Made!

Guitarist Simon Jones plays this very rare Hagstrom Futurama which dates from 1963.

The Hagstrom Futurama Coronado Automatic (to give its full name!) is very rare and collectable being only one of 200 made!

Watch the video and see if Guy and Simon can puzzle out what all the switches do!

Baz St Leger: Drummer Extraordinaire!

Posted on: 13th April 2017

Baz St Leger Interview and Drum Solo!

In a change from guitars, drummer Baz St Leger chats to Guy Mackenzie and gives a drum solo, demonstrates a couple of drumming tricks and plays his Hells Bells and pickle jars!

Mark Wynter 60s Singing Sensation Interview

Posted on: 11th April 2017

Interview with Mark Wynter – Actor and Popstar!

Mark Wynter talks to Guy Mackenzie about his 1960s Top 20 hits “Venus in Blue Jeans”, “Go Away Little Girl”, “It’s Almost Tomorrow” and his prolific acting career.

This is a fantastic career-covering interview right up to Mark Wynter’s 2017 album and tours with Marty Wilde’s Solid Gold Rock ‘n’ Roll tours!

Freddy Zapp: Interview With the BBC Radio Cornwall DJ

Posted on: 3rd April 2017

Freddy Zapp BBC Radio Cornwall DJ

Freddy Zapp interviewed by Guy Mackenzie for The Guitar Collection YouTube Channel!

Freddy Zapp has had an extraordinary career including stints as a fire eater, escapologist, Monster Raving Looney politician and of course radio DJ!

Shergold Marathon Vintage Bass Guitar

Posted on: 27th March 2017

Shergold Marathon Bass Guitar Demo

David Greenaway plays his own Shergold Marathon bass guitar. Watch this video and then compare it to the very similar looking Hayman 4040.

Shergold Guitars ws established in the UK in the late 1960s by former Burns employees Jack Golder and Norman Houlder.

Vintage 1970s Bass Guitar: Hayman 4040

Posted on: 20th March 2017

Vintage 1970s Bass Guitar: Hayman 4040

This Hayman 4040 dates from the early 1970s but is in superb condition and has a great sound!

Bass guitarist David Greenaway puts this vintage bass guitar through its paces in this video:

Ibanez 6-String Bass Guitar!

Posted on: 13th March 2017

Ibanez 6-String Bass Guitar: The BTB 1606

David Greenaway brings in and plays his awe-inspiring 6-string bass guitar!

Vintage 1970s Bass Guitar: Arbiter MIJ

Posted on: 6th March 2017

Vintage 1970s Bass Guitar Demo: Arbiter MIJ.

Guy Mackenzie from The Guitar Collection tells the story of how he got this Japanese built beginners bass from the 1970s.

David Greenaway plays and gives his verdict…

Framus Star Bass: Bass Demo

Posted on: 27th February 2017

Framus Star Bass played by bass ace David Greenaway.

This Framus bass features a hollow body with an unusual finish referred to as the “Humbug” finish by Bill Wyman!

Live Guitar Jam Featuring Burns Flyte & Status Fretless Bass!

Posted on: 20th February 2017

Live guitar jam with a 1970s Burns Flyte and Status Fretless Bass!

The Guitar Collection’s cameraman Lars Mullen comes out from behind the camera to jam with David Greenaway.

Lars plays The Guitar Collection’s Burns Flyte dating from the 1970s. David plays his gorgeous Status Custom Fretless Bass.