Every Guitar and Every Piece of Gear have a Story to Tell

The goal of GroundGuitar is to collect those stories and establish the history behind some of the most iconic guitars, as well as to have a chronological list of all the equipment used by a particular guitarist.

It's a passion project

GroundGuitar is run by a single person as a hobby, but a large number of stories and information are contrubited by the people like yourself, who share the passion for history, and the excitement of finding things out on their own.

It's fully dynamic

As opposed to old media like books, on a website, nothing is permanent and set in stone. If there are mistakes, they will be fixed, if there's something missing, it will be added eventually.

Featured Gear Pages

These are the few pieces of gear that visitors find most interesting, and read about most often. To see all the gear that's currently on the website, please visit our Gear Page

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Jimi Hendrix
Jimi Hendrix Expirience Band of Gypsys
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Duane Allman

The Hour Glass The Allman Brothers Band

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Kurt Cobain

Nirvana

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John Frusciante

Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Eric Clapton

Yardbirds Cream Derek and the Dominos

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John Mayer

John Mayer Trio Grateful Dead

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Gary Moore

Skid Row Thin Lizzy Colosseum II

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Angus Young

AC/DC

Most Popular Gear

These are the few pieces of gear that visitors find most interesting, and read about most often. To see all the gear that's currently on the website, please visit our Gear Page

Gear Count
Electric Guitar 299
Acoustic Guitar 60
Amp 87
Effect 89
Strings 16
Accessories 26
1962 Fender Stratocaster

John Frusciante

Fender Stratocaster “Vandalism”

Kurt Cobain

1965 Fender Jaguar

Kurt Cobain

Coricidin Bottle (Slide)

Duane Allman

1960s Fender Stratocaster (Telecaster neck, Newport)

Jimi Hendrix

1968 Fender Stratocaster (Woodstock)

Jimi Hendrix

1961 Fender Stratocaster

Rory Gallagher

196? Fender Stratocaster (Zappa)

Jimi Hendrix

1968 Fender Stratocaster "Black Beauty"

Jimi Hendrix

Greco Mustang

Kurt Cobain

1966 Fender Jaguar (Under the Bridge)

John Frusciante

1964 Fender Stratocaster (Linda)

Jimi Hendrix

1964 Gibson ES-335TDC

Eric Clapton

1964 Gibson SG Standard ”The Fool”

Eric Clapton

Marshall Super 100 JTM45/100

Jimi Hendrix

Kurt Cobain's Univox Hi-Flier guitar decorated with stickers.
1970s Univox Hi-Flier Phase 3

Kurt Cobain

1956 Fender Stratocaster "Brownie"

Eric Clapton

1957 Supro Ozark 1560s

Jimi Hendrix

1960s Fender Stratocaster (Carol)

Jimi Hendrix

2004 Fender Black One Stratocaster

John Mayer

1967 Gibson SG Custom

Jimi Hendrix

Fender Telecaster "

Kurt Cobain

1960s Danelectro Bronze Standard

Jimi Hendrix

1963/64 Fender Stratocaster (Monterey Pop)

Jimi Hendrix

Stories from the Blog

Genius way to play “Wish You Were Here” on one guitar

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YouTube Discoveries

Led Zeppelin win lawsuit, Stairway officially not a rip-off

The lawsuit that argued that Led Zeppelin's mega-hit Stairway to Heaven was basically a result of Jimmy Page ripping of the chord progression from Spirit's song Taurus, finally came to…

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Josh is Out, John is In – Peppers go Back to the Old Formula

As a surprise to pretty much everyone aside from the band members themselves, Flea recently announced on his Instagram account that the Red Hot Chili Peppers are about to make…

News

The Super Rare Fender “Charley” Lipstick Stratocaster in the Style of SRV

As part of me encouraging people to point out my mistakes and share their own stories over at GroundGuitar's Gear Page, on lucky occasions, I get contacted by people who…

Interesting Guitars

AC/DC’s “You Shook Me” Unplugged Acoustic on the Howard Stern Show

AC/DC is one of the few bands that just avoid doing any sort of an Unplugged version of their songs. An AC/DC song pretty much always sounds exactly like it…

YouTube Discoveries

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