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New Year 2024 on-line store specials!
Posted on January 28, 2024 . Comments are off
To celebrate the end of 2023 and the beginning of a New Year - s we are going to offer some specials and inventory clearance deals. For any item ordered with a value of $10 or more, you can also get any of the following CDs for just $5.  (Maybe you already have a copy, so get one o
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Nokie news from Tulsa
Posted on January 27, 2024 . Comments are off
Tulsa World is reporting that the Oklahoma Museum of Pop Culture (OKPOP) has received a vintage Mosrite Guitar that was originally owned by Nokie Edwards and will be on display at the museum.  You can read all about it by logging on to the link to Tulsa World.  The legacy of Nokie and
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On-line store – shipping in December 2023
Posted on November 29, 2023 . Comments are off
This is just to let everyone know that, while you will be able to place orders as usual, there will be no shipping until after December 10, as I will be out of the country.  BUT ... Please look at our special deals, coming up from  now until the end of the year, just in time for gift-
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New Ventures Baseball Caps now available!
Posted on October 25, 2023 . Comments are off
Good news - we have a great new item now on sale in our on-line store - baseball caps with the classic iconic "The Ventures" logo!  These are black with a golden-yellow logo on the front, and the words "
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August 2023 tour dates for The Ventures
Posted on May 27, 2023 . Comments are off
We are pleased to announce that The Ventures will be making three appearances on the East Coast in mid-August 2023, as follows: August 18  Pearl Street Warehouse, Washington, DC August 19  Asbury Lanes, Asbury Park, NJ August 20  Sellersville Theater, Sellersville, PA Tick
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DON WILSON

JOINED BAND: 1958 - Co-Founder POSITION: Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Song Writer Donald Lee Wilson was born in Tacoma, Washington on February 10, 1933, the middle child between
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BOB BOGLE

JOINED BAND: 1958 - Co-Founder POSITION: Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Song Writer Robert Lenard Bogle, was born on January 16, 1934 at the rural residence of his family near Wagoner, Oklahoma. Bob li
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NOKIE EDWARDS

JOINED BAND: 1960 POSITION: Lead Guitar, Song Writer Nokie Edwards (born Nole Edwards 9 May 1935, in Lahoma, Oklahoma), started playing guitar at a very early age. By his teens, he was working wit
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GERRY McGEE

JOINED BAND: 1968 POSITION: Lead Guitar, Song Writer Gerald James McGee, known as Gerry McGee, was born in Eunice, Louisiana on November 17, 1937, into a very musical Cajun family. His father, Den
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MEL TAYLOR

JOINED BAND: 1962 POSITION: Percussion, Song Writer Mel Taylor was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 24, 1933, the first child of Grace and Lawrence Taylor. His mother"s family was Russian/
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LEON TAYLOR

JOINED BAND: 1997 POSITION: Percussion, Song Writer Melvin Leon Taylor, known to all as Leon Taylor, was born on September 23, 1955 in Johnson City, Tennessee. When Leon was three, the family move
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BOB “ZONK” SPALDING

JOINED BAND: 1981 POSITION: Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Song Writer Bob Spalding"s interest in the guitar stems back to the fifties when, like most other teenagers, his ear was caught by the early r
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