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Beat up a bit, but still a rare and valuable bit of historical information: 1917 Gibson Catalog "J".

New from John Baxter, creator of Mandozine, a new free web application (for desktops and laptops) for creating chord charts entitled Chordsongs.

Really interesting reading the past few days in our forum's Loar Picture of the Day thread.

A Dawg music classic from 1981 re-released by Acoustic Oasis: David Grisman's Mondo Mando with alternate takes.

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Possibly all the mandolin chords you may ever need. The Mandolin Cafe 21-Chord coffee mug.

John McGann videos re-released: Rhythm Mandolin: From Bluegrass to Celtic to Swing | Sound Fundamentals: Touch, Tone and Technique for Mandolin | 2-pack

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