"Love it all! I was thinking about my father, a fine sax player who hit Manny's fairly frequently, buying strings for his guitarist, the great Buddy Merrill, and reeds for himself. He seemed to spend a lot of the time gabbing it up…"
"Thank You Jim....
It's so good to remember when I would have to beg Henry for a Schlepper Shirt and how proudly I would wear it on the road and how when my Gibson LG1 burned along with the rest of my apartment how amazed I was when Blood…"
Do you rememberMusic RowBack when Manny’s Musicwas the place to go Man, that was Heavendon’t you knowJust a subway ride awayto music row I first heard ‘bout Manny'swhen I was just fourteenMy guitarist Bobby saidWe had to make that scene So, unbeknownst to our parentswe hopped the E Trainfrom Kew Gardens to Times Squareand we scurried past the porn that used to cluster there Walked crosstownTo Seventh AvenueThen turned and headed NorthLike a human corkscrew We were teencats from the suburbsBut…See More
As we all know, in the mid to late '70's there were probably as many sales outside the stores as inside...One day, my friend John calls me and says "Hey, I'm going to 48th st. to sell my Telecaster...wanna' take a ride?" so I said yeah sure.....(we usually were there 4 or 5 times a month in those days)After parking and walking up the block for about 20 minutes or so window shopping , we see these two guys standing in front of We Buy....they're looking at a Telecaster , so , John says to the…See More