THE VIRTUAL WALL OF FAME

July 2009 Blog Posts (5)

Holly Goldrich

Hello Wall Of Fame Family.

Thank you for all the great memories. Stay tuned for NEW images on our site and please post a story or two about your favorite artist from Wall of Fame!!

Love, Holly and The Goldrich Family

Added by Holly Goldrich on July 16, 2009 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Respect



Sandi: Thank you so much for giving us a chance to honor the people and the place that gave so many musicians an opportunity to conjure up sounds, magic and love.



I got my first drum kit there in 1973. Same kit that John Bonham was using....a kid could dream. I could only get this prized possession if I first accepted the challenge put forth by my dad. He'd pay for half, as long as I earned the other half.



For about six… Continue

Added by Rob Barnett on July 6, 2009 at 6:26pm — 1 Comment

Our friends at Ning wrote a piece about Manny's Virtual Wall for their blog! thanks Mackenzie Cooper!



Our friends at Ning wrote a piece about The Virtual Wall of Fame for their blog! Check it out:



Manny's Music, a musical instrument store in New York City opened by Manny Goldrich, closed its doors at the end of May after nearly 75 years of business. The store, long known as a landmark and icon, was a frequent stomping grounds for… Continue

Added by Sandi on July 2, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

"Captmidnite 62" posted on Glenn Hughes Fan Farm Blog

For those of you who live in the NY area or have visited here, you may be aware that the stretch of 48th Street between 6th and 7th Avenue has been known for decades as Music Row. Dating back to the Forties, a string of music stores including Sam Ash, Rudy's Guitars and several others have been the destination for musicians and enthusiasts alike...and standing head and shoulders above them all was the store founded by Manny Goldrich back in the late 30's..Manny's Music.



You name… Continue

Added by Sandi on July 2, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

I LOVED WORKING AT MANNYS!!!

I HAD THE PLEASURE BEING THE ACCESSORIES MANAGER @ MANNYS IN THE 90S,I MET SO MANY GREAT PEOPLE JUST WORKING THE COUNTER!! I WAS ALWAYS ASKING HENRY ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THE STORE,WHICH I PASSED ON TO CUSTOMERS WHO WERE INTERESTED.I WAS THERE WHEN BO DIDDLEY GAVE HENRY A STATUE OF HIMSELF WHICH WE PUT IN THE WINDOW FOR A XMAS DISPLAY.I ALSO GOT SEVERAL SIGNED PHOTOS OF FAMOUS CUSTOMERS THAT I THOUGHT DESERVED TO BE ON THE WALL,LIKE JAMES COTTON,SON SEALS AND BO DIDDLEY!! I LOVED MANNYS FOR WHAT… Continue

Added by mykel garrett on July 1, 2009 at 2:04am — No Comments

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