Albert King Lucy

Dan Erlewine built “Lucy” for Albert King in 1971 and has now release a limited run of the legendary “black walnut” V.

Jerry Garcia: Stratishcaster

Dan Erlewine built “Stratishcaster” for Jerry Garcia and has now release a limited run of the elusive Grateful Dead Legend “Number Strat”

Dan Erlewine: "Dan the Man"

Dan Erlewine, author, legendary repairman, luthier and musician.

 Artist Replica

Built on Dan Erlewine original specs.

Dan Erlewine & Friends 

Dan Erlewine, Joe Bonamassa & more.

Dan “the Man” Erlewine

Author, Repairman and Builder Extraordinaire & Musician.

Dan Erlewine’s Story

Search for a book or video on guitar repair today and one name tops the list — Dan Erlewine, author of the “Guitar Player Repair Guide: How to Set-Up, Maintain, and Repair Electrics and Acoustics,” “How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!: The Electric Guitar Owner’s Manual,” and a series of comprehensive videos on repair and set ups available on VHS and DVD through Stewart-McDonald. Of course, we have been using Dan’s repair guide as a reference for years, and we knew all about “Lucy,” the black walnut Flying V Dan built for Albert King, but when Detroit Boogie guitarist Michael Katon informed us during his upcoming interview that Dan was one of his biggest guitar heroes in the ‘60s, we slammed on the brakes… “What do you mean, exactly, Michael?” “Oh, man… Dan Erlewine was badass! He was the MAN around here — a totally badass blues player with awesome chops, man. I used to go see him every chance I got. He was a major influence in my life…” Within a week of hearing that, the phone rang one morning…

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