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Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica 

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

Jan 10, 2017

 

Vox AC30 Custom Replica

By Mike Purkhiser

 

When I think of The Beatles and their gear, one of the first things that comes to my mind is a Vox AC30. It’s part of their signature sound and played a big role in “1964” getting that signature Beatle sound....

 

Vox AC30 - Custom Replica

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

Apr 04, 2017

 

1957 Gretsch Duo Jet

 

From 1961 to the spring of 1963, George Harrison used a 1957 Gretsch duo Jet guitar for live performances and recordings...

 

1957 Gretsch Duo Jet

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

Apr 12, 2017

 

The Cavern Club - Liverpool, UK

 

In 2001, 1964 The Tribute was on a mission.

We made a trip to Liverpool, England to recreate a Beatles lunchtime show at the world famous Cavern Club...

 

Special Gear Event - The Cavern Club

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

May 15, 2018

 

1960 Premeire Drums

 

1960 Premier Mahogany Duroplastic finish drum set. This is the drum set we used when we did the show at The Cavern Club in Liverpool in 2001...

 

Premeire Drums 

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

May 15, 2018

 

The Cavern Era Guitars and Amps.

 

Check out some of the latest 'Cavern Era' instruments acquired by 1964 The Tribute over the years ...

 

The Cavern Era Guitars and Amps

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

June 03, 2019

 

Microphone Collection.

 

Along with aquiring guitars, amps, drums and keyboards, over the years, we've obtained various Beatle related microphones. These have been used on stage, in the studio and for photo shoots...

 

 

Microphone Collection

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

June 04, 2019

 

1963 Rickenbacker 360 12-String (Converted).

 

This wonderful guitar started it's life in 1963 as a six string Rickenbacker 330. It had dot position markers and a bound fretboard, unbound body, poorly repaired headstock break and a 'worn spots down to the wood' finish....

 

 

1963 Rickenbacker 360 12-String (Converted)

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

June 05, 2019

 

1961 500/1 Hofner Bass (Revolution Bass).

 

A beautiful Hofner Cavern Bass Reissue that is louder, deeper and more acoustically resonant than the 1963 reissue we're currently using....

 

 

1961 Hofner Bass (Revolution Bass)

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

June 06, 2019

 

1964 AC-100 Amplifiers

 

This trio of stage amps perfectly reproduced by North Coast Music is what the Beatles used live from 1964 until they started using US made solid state Thomas Organ Super Beatle amps in 1966...

 

 

1964 AC-100 TAmplifiers

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica

Dec 16, 2016

 

1958 Rickenbacker 325 replica.

 

In 1984, when we started 1964 The Tribute, none of the major guitar companies were making re-issues of their famous guitars, there was no internet, no eBay, etc... just newspaper classifieds, local trade papers, music stores and guitar magazines with want ads in the back for vintage guitars and dealers...

 

June 07, 2019

 

1964 Framus Hootenanny 12 String

 

Made in December of 1964, this model 5/024 Hootenanny Framus 12 string  is almost identical to John Lennons. It has a very unique sound unlike any other acoustic 12 string I've heard...

 

1964 Framus Hootenanny 12-String

Rickenbacker 325 - 1958 - Replica