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Duane's Goldtop Sels for 1.25 million

Discussion in 'The Sound Hound Lounge' started by Goldtop, Aug 13, 2019.

  1. m@2

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    As hard as it is to imagine, 1.2 million to some people is not THAT big a deal in the scope of their net worth.
     
  2. vanderkalin

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    I see a lot of kids wearing Zeppelin shirts and such, and not ironically. I think the death of good music and appreciation for the trail blazers has been over stated.
     
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    In no way does ABB=Zeppelin in the big picture.

    Without some sort of reinforcement in the mainstream, ABB is niche. Zeppelin will never not be mainstream.
     
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    I would assume the percentage of disposable income the buyer spent is less than any of us buying a pack of strings. It's a piece of history (that I hope still gets played).
     
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  5. Tone Meister

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    You, perhaps?
     
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    In defense of the Dominos, they were all very, very high.
     
  7. Jollyb

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    Pretty sure Joe Bonnamassa didnt get it. ;)

    I saw this guitar at the Big House Museum in Macon GA. I just hope it went to a player......not a collector.
     
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    You're probably right. When I was younger, the thought of owning one of my hero's guitars or even picking one up was totally amazing to me - thinking of the history that instrument contained, where it had been, etc. These days, my mind thinks "It's a piece of wood with frets, strings. The person who played it is gone - he/she could have played those tracks on any similar guitar with same results. It's the artist - not the equipment..." I like better how I used to think. I can still muster that amazement though. Meeting Billy Cox at a meet and greet during the Experience Hendrix tour I was like a stuttering fan meeting the guy who's Band of Gypsies basslines resonated in my head all of these years. My reaction surprised me and it was cool. I could probably sing the bassline of the whole damned album a Capella. Good to know I haven't totally lost that sense of excitement about my musical heroes. :)
     
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  9. Jollyb

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    I still think Kirk Hamlet owns the Holy Grail........Peter Green/Gary Moores Lemon burst.
     
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    It will surely be well loved.
     
  11. Tiny Montgomery

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    Until it sleeps, perchance to dream...
     
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    Oh, I’d
    Oh I’d play it in tune. But as mentioned, I wouldn’t be high as a kite!
     
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    Gilmour.
     
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    With all due respect, how many " players " have more than a million $ for just one instrument??? :cool:
     
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    Pretty sure Joe is on the record as saying he's not someone to pay a premium for the name of the person who played it.
     
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    The point I’m making is that guitar music isn’t dead, and ABB are trail blazers, they will always be relevant.
     
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    For the record, if I was worth several million, that’s the one I’d buy.
     
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    What's a good Stradivarius violin go for? At least they get played.
     
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    Your "LOL" pretty much sums it up.
     
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    There’s a jazz guitarist named David Gilmore. I wonder how much attention he’s gotten because of people who never read the liner notes on their Floyd records.
     

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