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Matt Backer was born in New Orleans in a log cabin he helped build. He has lived in Mexico, Venezuela, Belgium, the Caribbean, and Leamington Spa.
He is a waste of a good education, residing in London with his wife and children.

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05
Dec

5 December - Guitar Tales!

1946 Gibson LG 1 Acoustic (Yes we know - second photo- but worth it don't you think?)
the more tattered it gets, the better....

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22
Nov

28 November- Guitar tales....

Celebrating 30 years together
Happy Anniversary! 30 years and still going strong. I remember the day Nick Dias introduced us. Audible on the new ABC album and forthcoming albums by Jewly Perso, Bill Blue and Nicholas Heyward amongst others.

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22
Nov

26 November - ABC tour continues!

12-09-2016 De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlans

12-10-2016 Podium de Vorstin, Hilversum, Netherlands

12-12-2016 Mannheim, Germany

12-14-2016 Huxleys, Berlin, Germany

12-15-2016 Die Kantine, Cologne, Germany

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16
Nov

24 November- Guitar Nerd

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Gibson Flying V

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uitar history: Part of Gibson's "modernist" guitars. Issued in 1958 along with The Explorer and The Moderne, The Flying V featured a radical, futuristic body design. The Flying V was discontinued in 1959 due to poor sales.
Manufacturer: Gibson (1958)
Who played it: Albert King, Lonnie Mack, Dave Davies and Jimi Hendrix

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16
Nov

One of our fav photos....

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ES-335 21st Birthday gift from Dad

Guitar history: World's first commercial thinline archtop semi-acoustic electric guitar
Manufacturer: Gibson (Production started in 1958)
Who played it: Roy Orbison, Chuck Berry, Alivin Lee, Larry Carlton, Freddie King

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