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John Mayer brings back the Cowboy Guitar with the new 00-42sc John Mayer Custom Signature Edition

NAZARETH, PA - John Mayer and C.F. Martin & Co. were happy to join forces once again to create a new version of the "cowboy guitar" - the 00-42SC John Mayer Custom Signature Edition. Conceived as a direct follow-up to the successful 00-45SC John Mayer Stagecoach Edition that was produced in extremely limited quantity in 2012, this new model was created to be a more affordable option to collectors and Mayer fans alike.

Martin Guitar pays homage to its rich tradition and history with exciting and innovative new instruments at Winter NAMM 2013

Nazareth, PA (NAMM, Booth 5454, Hall B) - C. F. Martin & Co. ( will celebrate its illustrious heritage with several outstanding new instrument series at the 2013 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California January 23-26. The iconic acoustic guitar-maker will unveil their new guitar series, the New Authentics. They also will be showcasing their recently introduced Retro series, both paying homage to the brand's long and storied history while showcasing its continued craftsmanship and technical innovation.

Guitar Center Presents The Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection

Westlake Village, CA - Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, in partnership with Eric Clapton, proudly announces the launch of the Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Collection. The limited-edition collection will feature five Eric Clapton tribute, replica and signature guitars to be sold in North America exclusively at Guitar Center locations and online at beginning Mach 21, 2013.

Seth Avett re-imagines the stage/studio Dreadnought with the New Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition

NAZARETH, PA - C.F. Martin & Co. has tapped Seth Avett of The Avett Brothers to design his version of "the perfect guitar". The result - the Martin D-35 Seth Avett Custom Signature Edition - is an updated version of Avett's tried and true stage/studio Dreadnought guitar, a model he has been a fan and user of for nearly a decade.

Jeff Campbell Wins EP Deal With Grammy-Winning Producer John Shanks Plus Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Live! And More In Second Annual

Westlake, CA - Guitar Center - the world's largest retailer of music instruments and equipment - is thrilled to announce Jeff Campbell, from San Francisco, CA, as the winner of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter 2 artist discovery program. Guitar Center developed the Singer-Songwriter program to provide emerging independent musicians a platform to expose their music to the world. The second installment of Guitar Center's Singer-Songwriter began accepting submissions in October of 2012 coinciding with the successful first album launch and a slew of television appearances by last year's winner, Josh Doyle.

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