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‘Kalamazoo Gals,’ WWII guitar crafters, have modern day heirs in Gowanus guitar shop

“Only a Gibson is Good Enough” was the popular guitar brand’s slogan. Coined in the 1940s, the phrase appeared prominently on the golden banners adorning the headstocks of Gibson’s World War II guitars. While the catchy motto may sound familiar, most know little about what went into producing the guitars that became known as “Banners.”Continue Reading “‘Kalamazoo Gals,’ WWII guitar crafters, have modern day heirs in Gowanus guitar shop”