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Chris Thile - Leading Off

We'd be remiss if we didn't mention that 22 years ago (a few days ago) 12 year old Chris Thile released his first mandolin album, Leading Off. We'd be hearing more from him after that.

Chris Thile - Leading Off

In San Diego, October 14-15, you can take advantage of the Joe K. Walsh Peghead Nation Workshop at Fretboard Journal Summit.

That is one hot A model mandolin, this Benjamin Wilcox from 2013 that just our the Classifieds.

Ends Thursday: Free international shipping on strings & picks from Strings & Beyond.

New in print from Mel Bay and Dix Bruce: Bluegrass Breaks: Mandolin. Pre-order: Elderly | amazon

Interesting blond Gibson A4 just added to the Mandolin Archive.

We have a winner in the most honest description of sad stringed instrument on eBay. Hilarious.

Dream guitar: 1941 Martin D-18 in our Classifieds, or see it at Mass Street Music.

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