Sam Li Flying V : a very special guitar

This is a guitar built by the late Sam Li that was brought to me by his step-daughter Fiona Beattie for some maintenance work. The book alongside is written by author Mark Eglinton and Fiona about the life of this remarkable man and his wonderfully skilled work carried out for many world famous guitarists (incl.…

Status Quo Francis Rossi Green Fender Telecaster

This one has been “rockin’ all over the world’ and is a true work horse of a guitar. Having done almost 6,000 gigs, the famous green Fender Telecaster belonging to Francis Rossi of Status Quo is now going under the auctioneers hammer. I was lucky enough to take my screwdriver and camera to this beauty…

British Music Experience

Wednesday 9th Oct 2019 at the British Music Experience in the Cunard Building, Liverpool, UK Steve presents Suzi Quatro with her copy of Famous Frets.  She is the only female in the book….she was chuffed with that!! The event was for a live showing of her new film plus a Q&A with the BME’s curator…

Jimi Hendrix Epiphone FT79 1951

This guitar was in Hendrix’s possession the longest and was used for recording all his UK releases and albums, it can be heard on those famous opening chords on ‘All Along The Watchtower’ and can be seen on You Tube where Hendrix is playing a version of the Elvis hit Hound Dog! The guitar will…

Prince – The Cloud Guitar

As used in 1993 in the New Power Generation Act 1 & 2 Tour.  Managed to review this guitar prior to auction at Bonhams Knightsbridge.  An interesting guitar from a build point of view…..   This guitar will feature in a forthcoming FF book.