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[Apr 2012 | Comments Off | 10,157 views]
A few words about Take me Out to the Ballgame

by Beth Mead It is Spring and in the Spring a young persons fancy turns to thoughts of baseball…   Jack Norworth, who while riding a subway train, was inspired by a sign that said “Baseball Today — Polo Grounds”. The words were set to music by Albert Von Tilzer, (Norworth and Von Tilzer finally [...]

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[Apr 2012 | Comments Off | 10,202 views]
Steve Evans of Beltona Resonator Instruments

by Joe Mendel   Beltona Resonator Instruments began as a project between Steve Evans and Bill Johnson, luthier and engineer respectively, building resonator instruments for themselves using traditional styles with modern improvements. These prototype instruments were so successful that a business partnership was formed at a time when there was little other commercial activity building [...]

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[Apr 2012 | One Comment | 9,427 views]
Interview: Jay Lichty Ukuleles and Guitars from Contractor to Construction

by Joe Mendel  Outside forces affect the choices all of us make in our lives, sometimes those choices have a greater impact on our lives than we could possibly imagine. Jay Lichty has been a lifelong musician and ran a successful home building business. When Jay’s love of music and the poor economy collided, he [...]