Music Man Guitar / Amp Advertisements, 1950s-1980s

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Vintage advertisements; 14 adverts covering a period of 5 years, from 1975 to 1980. Click the images to have a closer look.

Music Man 212HD-130 - Black Magic?

Black Magic?
Music Man 212HD-130 - 1975

Music Man amplifiers - Music Man Discovers Music Man

Music Man Discovers Music Man
Music Man amplifiers - 1976

Music Man Stingray - At Last You Have A Choice

At Last You Have A Choice
Music Man Stingray - 1976

Music Man amplifiers - Never Fear Music Man Is Here

Never Fear Music Man Is Here
Music Man amplifiers - 1976

Music Man Stingray - We Came To Play

We Came To Play
Music Man Stingray - 1976

Music Man Stingray - For The Music Man Who Hears The Difference

For The Music Man Who Hears The Difference
Music Man Stingray - 1976

Music Man Stingray - For The Music Man Who Hears The Difference

For The Music Man Who Hears The Difference
Music Man Stingray - 1977

Music Man Stingray - Projection Percusion And Punch!

Projection Percusion And Punch!
Music Man Stingray - 1977

Music Man Stingray - When A Better Bass Was Made... Music Man Made It

When A Better Bass Was Made... Music Man Made It
Music Man Stingray - 1977

Music Man Sabre - Introducing The All New Sabre Guitar

Introducing The All New Sabre Guitar
Music Man Sabre - 1978

Music Man amplifiers - Come To Where The Action Is

Come To Where The Action Is
Music Man amplifiers - 1979

Music Man Sabre - The All New Sabre Bass

The All New Sabre Bass
Music Man Sabre - 1979

Music Man 112 - More Black Magic

More Black Magic
Music Man 112 - 1979

Music Man Stingray - One good thing leads to another

One good thing leads to another
Music Man Stingray - 1980


Guitar makers have advertised in music magazines such as Down Beat, Guitar Player and very many more. Some manufacturers advertised widely (Guild, Gibson, Fender) but many more didn't and adverts are few and far between. Here are some of my favourite ads out of the ones i've seen. You can browse through all the images from the category links above, or by manufacturer from the links below.

AMPS
Ampeg, Leslie, Marshall, Orange, Peavey, Sunn
GUITARS
Epiphone, Fender, G&L, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hagstrom, Harmony, Martin, Music Man, Rickenbacker, Vox

1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1967 Epiphone Ad featuring a psychedelic fish playing an Epiphone Riviera 1967 Fender Ad - Full Colour Sound
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman
1973 Fender Stratocaster add - The Worlds Favourite Flying Machine 1972 Gibson Ad featuring BB King - The Man And The Woman

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Vintage 1981 Musicman Stingray II Guitar - Classic Leo Fender Design!

SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI, 63108, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$1100

This is an incredible piece of Leo Fender designed guitar history! After selling Fender, Leo went on to create innovative designs for Musicman This versatile instrument incorporates two potent and resonant double-coil pickups, tone and volume controls and a 4-position selector which offers various pickup combinations and out-of-phase options. There is also a switch to allow alternating between passive and active electronics! The neck is straight and smooth, action is low, and frets have tons of... more

1979 Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Bass Knob Plate

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$149

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1978 Pre Ernie Ball Fender Era Music Man Stingray Bass Neck plate and screws

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$299

We have more Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Basses for sale than any store on the planet. Banjo Warehouse is owned and operated by Geoff and Andy Hohwald and is located just 5 minutes from the Atlanta Airport. Andy operates a Facebook group called (18) Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Bass Fans:The Leo Fender Answer To CBS. Hit the link to check it out!! This is a collector group not a store or any sort of page with the intention of making sales. There is a great deal of information for the ... more

1979 Pre Ernie Ball Fender Era Music Man Stingray Bass Pickup Clean + Working

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$699

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1978 CLEAN Pre Ernie Ball Fender era Music Man Stingray B00 Bass Guitar w OHSC

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3799

GEOFF HOHWALD'S BANJO WAREHOUSE ATLANTA GEORGIA We have more Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Basses for sale than any store on the planet. Banjo Warehouse is owned and operated by Geoff and Andy Hohwald and is located just 5 minutes from the Atlanta Airport. Andy operates a Facebook group called (18) Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Bass Fans:The Leo Fender Answer To CBS. Hit the link to check it out!! This is a collector group not a store or any sort of page with the intention of making ... more

1979 Pre Ernie Ball Fender Era Music Man Stingray Bass Bridge String Thru Body

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$429

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1979 Pre Ernie Ball Fender Era Music Man Stingray Bass preamp

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$699

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1979 Pre Ernie Ball Fender Era Music Man Stingray Bass Pickup + Working

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, 30337, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$499

We have more Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Basses for sale than any store on the planet. Banjo Warehouse is owned and operated by Geoff and Andy Hohwald and is located just 5 minutes from the Atlanta Airport. Andy operates a Facebook group called (18) Pre Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray Bass Fans:The Leo Fender Answer To CBS. Hit the link to check it out!! This is a collector group not a store or any sort of page with the intention of making sales. There is a great deal of information for the ... more

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