REMEMBERING ERNIE BALL: On this day (September 9th) in 2004, US guitar maker Ernie Ball died after a long illness. In the late 1950’s, Ernie Ball opened the first music store in the United States in Tarzana, California to exclusively sell guitars. He developed the guitar strings called ‘Slinkys’ specifically designed for rock and roll electric guitar. Check out Ernie Ball’s contributions to the music world at http://www.ernieball.com/
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