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Burns Flyte – Unique British Electric Guitar

Posted on: 8th June 2019

A Classic Guitar From the 70s With a Unique Design

Many thanks to Rynata Klopsch – The Shredmistress – for letting us post a clip of her playing her Burns Flyte guitar!

The Burns Flyte was produced during the 1970s by the British guitar maker Burns UK. The retro-futuristic design gives it a unique look which was riffed upon (excuse the pun!) with Burns’ next guitar the Mirage!




Gibson Flying V!

Posted on: 5th June 2019

Adrian Withers showcases his lefty Gibson Flying V!

What an iconic guitar!




Aria Pro 2 Magma Series Guitar Solo

Posted on: 28th May 2019

Guitarist Adrian Withers belts out a guitar solo on a 1990s Aria Pro 2 Magma Series electric guitar!

Designed for lefties, this Aria also features Duncan designed pick-ups and a Wilkinson vibrato bridge!




Vintage 1970s Footage of The Pirates

Posted on: 24th May 2019

The Legendary Pirates Live!

Rare and vintage concert footage of The Pirates from 1979.

Guitar hero Mick Green with Johnny Spence on bass and Frank Farley on drums in full sail with ‘Lonesome Train’!




Status Clone Live With Paper Plane

Posted on: 20th May 2019

A Status Quo Classic!

Legendary Status Quo tribute band Status Clone play Paper Plane live back in about 2000!




Gibson Les Paul – For Lefties!

Posted on: 16th May 2019

Is There a More Iconic Guitar Than the Gibson Les Paul?

Ace local guitarist Adrian Withers gives us a little showcase on his Gibson Les Paul!

It’s a lefty Les Paul as well!




Glad All Over – Live!

Posted on: 9th May 2019

The Pistoleros Live with the Dave Clarke Five Hit!

Local Cornish band, The Pistoleros play the 1960s Dave Clark Five hit ‘Glad All Over’!

Recorded live at the Godolphin Club in Helston, Cornwall in 2014!




Twin Necked Gibson Copy – For Lefties!

Posted on: 26th April 2019

Unusual Gibson Copy!

This Gibson copy (which is branded Riverside) not only has two necks but is also for left handed guitarists!

Featuring a six-string and a twelve-string neck, ace guitarist Adrian Withers gives a guitar a demo in this video.




Status Clone – Top Status Quo Tribute Band!

Posted on: 18th April 2019

Rocking All Over the World – Status Clone!

Top Status Quo tribute band Status Clone captured live back in 2000!




The Pirates Live in 1979!

Posted on: 11th April 2019

Rare, Vintage Footage of ‘Honey Hush’

The Pirates live in 1979 with ‘Honey Hush’!

This legendary Rock ‘n’ Roll band featured Mick Green on guitar. Mick Green was a hugely influential Rock ‘n’ Roll guitarist and a stunning live performer!

In this rare footage from a 1979 concert, the Pirates also featured Johnny Spence on bass and lead vocals with Frank Farley on drums.