From bros–(at)– Tue May 17 23:11:08 CDT 1994
Article: 18502 of alt.guitar
From: bros–(at)– (Brian R Ross)
Subject: Re: Les Paul serial numbers
Date: 18 May 1994 01:22:25 GMT
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I called Gibson Guitars in Nashville (615) 871-4500, and they gave me the
exact year of my Les Paul DeLuxe from the serial number.


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The JT30 Page Popular links

I began collecting data about the microphones used by blue harp players before there was an internet. I began organizing it into in the late 1990s. I accumulated more stuff than I remember. This is some of it.

Street Theory

A Harp Player’s Guide to Music Theory

Learning Harp

Picking Up Blues Harp

A guide to learning to play Blues Harp

Microphone Information

Usenet Articles

Harp Amps

I've been collecting Harp Amps for a while. This is the old website. There is lots of information here. Here a coupld of links.

Harp Tab

A collection of songs and riffs that I’ve worked out over the years, plus some libraries of stuff I’ve converted to tablature. I’ve included most of the notes and instructions that helped me when I was learning to play blues harmonica.

Basic Riffs Simple harp tabs for songs Blues riffs and phrases.

Harp-L Archives 1992 to 2002


Harp Frequently Asked Questions