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Old 12-04-2016, 02:47 AM
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Archtops, flat tops...in the hands of great players they both sound great.

One of the duets by Eddie Lang (as Blind Willie Dunn) and Lonnie Johnson:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WNL3RGxdFE&sns=em
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Old 12-04-2016, 05:42 AM
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FYI archtops were considered virtuoso instruments in their day (there was a whole school of classical and classically-influenced music that grew up around them between the wars, and it has been argued that only Segovia's sensational American debut in 1928 prevented them from becoming the accepted concert instrument)
The interesting story of Segovia, Groucho Marx, and a Gibson L5
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