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Sandi's Blog – June 2009 Archive (3)

June 1, New York Times Metro Section: Losing a Celebrated Shop and Its Wall of Nostalgia

On the walls of the famed Manny’s Music store near Times Square, photographs of the world’s most renowned musicians hang in varying degrees of condition and age, many featuring personal notes that reflect the quirky personalities of their subjects.



If those walls could talk now, the sounds of lament would be crystal clear. After 74 years, Manny’s — at the heart and soul of Music Row on West 48th Street — closed its doors for good on Sunday.… Continue

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To read full article....The Last Days Of A Great Guitar Shop: RIP Manny's Music Store Posted Sat May 16, 2009 5:12pm PDT by Binky Philips in Rock's Backpages Manny's is--or was--a Manhattan musical…

To read full article....The Last Days Of A Great Guitar Shop: RIP Manny's Music Store



Posted Sat May 16, 2009 5:12pm PDT by Binky Philips in Rock's Backpages



Manny's is--or was--a Manhattan musical institution: the guitar shop of choice for superstars and cognoscenti alike. Binky Philips, who worked… Continue

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My brother and I prepared for weeks in the summer of 1966 to make our first trip to the "city" from Astoria to see the guitars at Manny's.

My brother and I prepared for weeks in the summer of 1966 to make our first trip to the "city" from Astoria to see the guitars at Manny's. When we got there there was a Rickenbacker just like John Lennon's in the window and we knew we had found the place where our dreams were to become revealed! It took me two years but I bought my first Precision Bass on August 7, 1968 from Henry who was also tending to John Entwistle and Pete Townshend. They were playing the Schaefer Music Festival in Central… Continue

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