"I bought my first and only violin at Manny's in 1968-69, in an old-fashioned antique wooden case, which I lined myself with beautiful red velvet. I remember he asked me "How much money you got?" and I said "$50.00!" and he…"
"Thanks Sandy! My grandfather and Manny were first cousins. My dad who is now gone was second cousins with Henry and I am third cousins with Holly, Ian and Judd. I remember going to Manny's as a kid with my grandfather and I…"
I'm 65 now, but I first went to Manny's (my mom took me) to buy a Ludwig drum set at the age of around 10, around 1965. This was the original Manny's and Manny himself helped me pick the black lacquer set. Manny's wasn't the amazing palace of instruments it became; it was a modest narrow shop.When I switched to electric bass at the age of around 14, I returned to Manny's for a Gibson Les Paul bass and I forget which amp.My younger brother bought a red Hagstrom guitar there (our father took…See More
"There's a story behind the Eigo name that has to do with immigration.
When my great grandfather came here from Ireland there were many Igoe's coming over so to distinguish himself in the new world he took the…"