Dan “The Man” Erlewine
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… “Hello, may I
speak to someone about subscribing to The ToneQuest Report?” “This is David Wilson,the publisher — I’ll be glad
to help you…” “Oh, hello David — this is Dan Erlewine — I love your magazine!” It happens.
Built on Dan Erlewine original specs.
Albert King's Legendary Guitar
A perfect recreation of the legendary blues machine
Jerry Garcia Elusive Numbered Strat
Built to the exact specs of the Grateful Dead’s request.
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