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What’s Burning This Week:

>> Charlyne Yi Selling Guitar on eBay to Help Pay for Surgery – Comedian Charlyne Yi (Paper Heart, Knocked Up) is auctioning “the only thing I own of any worth” to help pay for a friend’s open-heart surgery. Check out the auction.

>> How to Set Up a Gibson Les Paul Guitar – The Gibson Les Paul model revolutionized the guitar industry when it first appeared in the 1950s due to its distinctive sound, which made it a great fit whether you played country or rock and roll. The Gibson Les Paul is the guitar of choice for many guitarists. Before playing, you must set up your guitar. Here’s how.

>> Kaki King Wants to Be More Than a “Guitar God” – Kaki King was the first woman to be named a “Guitar God” by Rolling Stone magazine, yet she wants to be more than that. About seven years ago, the Atlanta native started establishing herself with her dextrous, creative slapping-and-tapping style. Over time she has evolved into a multidimensional artist. Read the full article.

Featured TrueFire Guitar Lesson of the Week:

>>”Electric Groove” from Blues Rock Secret Sauce by Jeff Scheetz

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