Possibly no other single event inspired the creation of more garage bands than the first Ed Sullivan show featuring the Beatles. While most of us would rather have started out with the Gretsch, Rickenbacker, Hofner, Vox and Ludwig gear we saw the Fab Four using, due to price and availability, it was the Sears catalog that supplied our first six-string. Sears began selling a selection of electric guitars and amps in the fifties, but it is the s that the company sold most of its more popular models. Silvertone was the house name used by Sears for their instruments but these were actually made for Sears by several manufactures including Danelectro, Harmony and Kay. Of course, Sears had their low end and their high end instruments but for the most part they sold some really great guitars and amps at comparatively budget prices.
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This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. There's definitely been a shift over the last thirty years," says Steve Uhrik, whose vintage stringed instrument shop, Retrofret Vintage Guitars , is a draw for high-profile and high-income guitar aficionados. The shop is located at the top of an unprepossessing brick building in Brooklyn's up-and-coming Gowanus area. The store's main section is divided into electric and acoustic rooms and bursts with four- and six-string instruments. But there are also interesting oddities to be found, such as a solid-body, ten-string electric mandolin.
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