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by jay
Tue May 15, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Individual Guitars Glen Campbell has Played
Topic: Glen Campbell's Mosrite Ventures Double Neck Mark 1 6-12 String
Replies: 3
Views: 1459

Glen Campbell's Mosrite Ventures Double Neck Mark 1 6-12 String Pickup Placement

It is interesting to look at several of Glen's guitars to see how he re-positioned his pickups. It suggests, that Glen tinkered with the pickups to customize the sound he wanted. This picture shows a stock Mosrite Mark 1 Double Neck and Glen's. You can clearly see that Semie had shaped the base of t...
by jay
Thu May 03, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Glen's time in New Mexico
Topic: H.C. “Texas Slim” Lasater: Glen Campbell's First Bandleader
Replies: 3
Views: 3069

Re: H.C. “Texas Slim” Lasater: Glen Campbell's First Bandleader

M rs. Lasater, Slims wife, shared that Slim and the band played at the State Fair from 1948-1955. The following picture of the Rio Rhythm Riders was taken in 1951 for the New Mexico State Fair. This is probably a promotional picture that was used for the ’51 State Fair advertisements. Too bad this ...
by jay
Wed May 02, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Glen Campbell on YouTube
Replies: 293
Views: 25061

Re: Glen Campbell on YouTube

Son! "yall can clap, we're through now" It is interesting to watch how artists end songs that, on the record, fade out. When I saw Neil Sedaka...he, at the end of Sweet 16, said, while still playing "I could never figure out an end to these records, so I just faded away"...then at the end of the res...
by jay
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: Glen's Guitars - Original Topic from 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 7542

Re: Glen's Guitars - Original Topic from 2011

It certainly is.
by jay
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Click on text to read article Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time. A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 ...
by jay
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: Glen's Guitars - Original Topic from 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 7542

54ST ... Glen playing strats

""Glen playing Stratocaster guitars during the 60s and 70s"" Glen was playing Mosrites during the mid 60's, up until Ovation started making electric guitars for him. He certainly played electric Ovations religiously in the 70's. It would not surprise me to find him playing a Strat here and there dur...
by jay
Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Individual Guitars Glen Campbell has Played
Topic: Glen Campbell's Teisco “Monkey Grip” T-60
Replies: 6
Views: 3318

Re: Glen Campbell's Teisco “Monkey Grip” T-60

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by jay
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: Glen's Guitars - Original Topic from 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 7542

Re: Glen's Guitars - Original Topic from 2011

The first Fender we see Glen with is the Tele, I think...but in the mid 60's he is seen with a strat. Forrest White tried to push Glen to Don Randall at Fender to let Glen be a Fender demonstrator...and Randall blew him off. That decision was probably hard to swallow beginning around 68/69 So Glen p...
by jay
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: All Things Glen
Topic: Check Out This Link
Replies: 571
Views: 38258

Agoura Borealis Recording

Odd that they are selling it. Cal has gone to quite some trouble to promote it, as a producer, in the past year. https://www.facebook.com/agouraborealis/ But I see that the website that he devoted to its' promotion is now just a contact #. I always thought the studio was in the house... The 3-car ga...
by jay
Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Big Bad Rock Guitar
Topic: A New Exhibit for Glen at the Musical Instrument Museum
Replies: 0
Views: 189

A New Exhibit for Glen at the Musical Instrument Museum

The Musical Instrument Museum [/color] , 4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, Arizona, appears to have scored a couple of Glen's guitars and his bagpipes. The guitars appear to be his Viper , which he played religously on tour and his Deluxe Balladeer , which was Ovations first signature guitar for GLen. They...