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Friday, November 4, 2016

Jim Washburn: New Leo Fender Exhibit

This week, OC Music and Pop Culture historian Jim Washburn talks about the impact of Fullerton's own Leo Fender, in time for the new exhibit opening on November 12th.

Jim also talks about the historic Martin Guitar Company and his new book, The Martin Archives: A Scrapbook of Treasures from the World's Foremost Acoustic Guitar Maker.



Jim Washburn has written about music and popular culture for the Los Angeles Times, the OC Register, the OC Weekly (of which he was founding executive editor) and other publications, ranging from Rolling Stone to Reader’s Digest, as well as the MSN and fourstory.org websites. He co-authored the 1998 book Martin Guitars, an Illustrated Celebration and the 2000 John Crean autobiography, The Wheel and I.



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