Topic: Joe at Normans Rare Guitars

With the cleanest Burst ever it seems! (1960 smile )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78owGk0n … AAAAAAAAAA

Enjoy

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Good find mate, cheers!

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Thanks for sharing!

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If I'm not mistaken, that guitar in Joe's hands has a $325,000 price tag on it!!!  At the same price as a respectable house in a decent district, it must play like an absolute dream for that money!  I hope Joe covered his belt buckle before playing it!  LOL.

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I think the price tag is due to it being so clean really.
Apparently they have turned down a few offers of just under the asking price. But it brings them money purely because they have it in store.

"just for your information this guitar has brought us over half a million dollars in publicity. It was featured in a 3 page article in the Robb Report, LA Magazine, Success Magazine, Wealth TV, etc etc etc. Just for your information a 3 page color article in the Robb Report is about $80,000 per page. For this reason, we are glad that we still have this guitar because it creates so much interest in the store."

A comment from this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnGXYdsw … NvIPq1tdqx

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Very cool guitar!  I got to play a 59 recently and I am now a believer in vintage magic.

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Uncle Norm is a lovely guy. Had the pleasure of buying a couple of guitars from him a while back. Everyone should have one of his T-shirts in the closet...as worn in Spinal Tap!

8 (edited by RoadcaseBoy 2016-04-07 17:01:35)

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Norman's Rare Guitars posted up a 6 min video yesterday (4/6/16) from another visit from Joe
Many things brushed on in 6 mins ... they talk KTBA Cruise, BOD, Beth, Skinnerburst (SD doing a line of pickups based on the SB's Pick ups, Amos.)

Joe Bonamassa and Norm talk history here at Norman's Rare Guitars

https://youtu.be/wEputYG8Z_w

"I was in Space for less than 2 weeks … and suddenly Jeaniene’s back … half the Band is off the gd wagon … we have comedians opening for us … and the nice kid that ran our website is now a kleptof’nmaniac.  Boy ... did you guys miss me!!"  Phil Valentine - Road Manager - Staton House Band

JBLP#251 (unaged) ... thank you Ron.

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RoadcaseBoy wrote:

Norman's Rare Guitars posted up a 6 min video yesterday (4/6/16) from another visit from Joe
Many things brushed on in 6 mins ... they talk KTBA Cruise, BOD, Beth, Skinnerburst (SD doing a line of pickups based on the SB's Pick ups, Amos.)

Joe Bonamassa and Norm talk history here at Norman's Rare Guitars

https://youtu.be/wEputYG8Z_w


Skinner pups for SD...can't wait!!!!

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LesPaul4 wrote:
RoadcaseBoy wrote:

Norman's Rare Guitars posted up a 6 min video yesterday (4/6/16) from another visit from Joe
Many things brushed on in 6 mins ... they talk KTBA Cruise, BOD, Beth, Skinnerburst (SD doing a line of pickups based on the SB's Pick ups, Amos.)

Joe Bonamassa and Norm talk history here at Norman's Rare Guitars

https://youtu.be/wEputYG8Z_w


Skinner pups for SD...can't wait!!!!

Isn't that what the limited edition JB pups were??

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No
the first set of Bonamassa Signature SD pup's were from Magellan his first real 1959 Les Paul.
I have set #256 sound great, even in my meager hands

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(If only I had 1% of Joe's guitar talent)

12 (edited by RoadcaseBoy 2016-04-23 15:59:55)

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Joe Bonamassa & Jimmy Vivino play at Norman's Rare Guitars (Norman's Rare Guitars Upload 4/19/16)

Jimmy is playing a 1954 Gibson J-160E and Joe is playing "Carmelita" a 1959 Gibson Les Paul and a 1963 Gibson Firebird I through a 1956 Fender Tweed Twin Amp

https://youtu.be/W-PbliFO3uY

"I was in Space for less than 2 weeks … and suddenly Jeaniene’s back … half the Band is off the gd wagon … we have comedians opening for us … and the nice kid that ran our website is now a kleptof’nmaniac.  Boy ... did you guys miss me!!"  Phil Valentine - Road Manager - Staton House Band

JBLP#251 (unaged) ... thank you Ron.

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Joe Bonamassa with his 1958 Fender Mary Kay Stratocaster (Norman's Rare Guitars Upload 6/16/16)

https://youtu.be/fCWdIs_PZgQ

"I was in Space for less than 2 weeks … and suddenly Jeaniene’s back … half the Band is off the gd wagon … we have comedians opening for us … and the nice kid that ran our website is now a kleptof’nmaniac.  Boy ... did you guys miss me!!"  Phil Valentine - Road Manager - Staton House Band

JBLP#251 (unaged) ... thank you Ron.

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Nice clip, man that sure is a clean Burst!

One day I'd love to have the chance to play a 58 and 59 side by side, I have a feeling that if money was taken out of the equation I would possibly pick the 58 due to the neck. Joe is so fortunate yet so gracious and humble at the same time ~ I really respect that.

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"Ask Norm" Episode 8 Guest: Joe Bonamassa at Norman's Rare Guitars
28 minutes of Joe answering Norm's questions on the couch!!  (Haven't seen Joe's shirt available in the JB Store! smile )

https://youtu.be/UwWjEJjUoeg (Norman's Rare Guitars Upload - 8/4/16)

"I was in Space for less than 2 weeks … and suddenly Jeaniene’s back … half the Band is off the gd wagon … we have comedians opening for us … and the nice kid that ran our website is now a kleptof’nmaniac.  Boy ... did you guys miss me!!"  Phil Valentine - Road Manager - Staton House Band

JBLP#251 (unaged) ... thank you Ron.

16 (edited by Jane H. 2016-08-05 13:02:25)

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yeah I guess that is a homemade Bona-seum shirt?  (still don't know why its not Bonamuseum roll wink )
If they sold the shirts - prob wouldn't buy one but if they were selling tickets for an in person tour, I'd be going to CA! big_smile

Thanks for the vid links. i don't understand it all but i enjoy listening and did learn a few things.

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Show and Tell with Joe Bonamassa's 1965 Fender Stratocaster at Norman's Rare Guitars (9/7/16)
https://youtu.be/GOiEMwFnZjc (Norman's Rare Guitars)

"I was in Space for less than 2 weeks … and suddenly Jeaniene’s back … half the Band is off the gd wagon … we have comedians opening for us … and the nice kid that ran our website is now a kleptof’nmaniac.  Boy ... did you guys miss me!!"  Phil Valentine - Road Manager - Staton House Band

JBLP#251 (unaged) ... thank you Ron.

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That telecaster is amazing. Giving me serious urges to go out and start checking out buying a new guitar. Wonder what the price tag is on that? Ha ha.