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    Default Any love for Artlen Roth?

    Of all the incredible Tele masters I have loved through the years, including Danny Gatton, when it comes to tone and phrasing (volume knob swells included), Arlen has been my consistent favorite.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZcrV_Xrs2U

    And listen to him play the blues:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSqzQqcK0IA

    He has released an incredible "Tele Masters" CD featuring many great guitar heroes, and it is well worth the price of admission.

    I post this because I will soon start a DIY post featuring a guitar I'm going to build for Arlen. Ironically, it will be a Strat, but either way, I find this to be an incredible opportunity to give back to a musician who has been inspiring and blowing me away for 40 years.
    The Human Torch was denied a bank loan.

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    Yes, Arlen Roth has long been one of the true Tele Masters, and the honor is well deserved! And what an honor for you to be chosen to build an axe for the man.
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

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    Arlen lover over here too! And incredible story (you'll have to give us details in the DYI thread) I would imagine on how you got connected with him!
    ~MW
    "But hey, I like these cheap riffs, they make me happy and alive each day here, when all seems lost and grey good riff pump blood stronger, sweat visit your face and - you feel then all right!"~ Elvir 2015

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    Wow! Congrats, Mike!!
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    Dude!! Now, that is cool, man!
    "Ain't nobody leavin' this place without singin' the blues" - Albert Collins

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    Arlen Roth no less - wow!
    I'm a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.

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    I recently got the latest copy of Vintage Guitar, and the guy on the front cover is none other than Arlen Roth.
    Some contend that rock 'n roll is bad for the body & bad for the soul
    Bad for the heart, bad for the mind, bad for the deaf & bad for the blind.
    It makes some men crazy and they talk like fools.
    Makes some men crazy and they start to drool.

 

 

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