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ABOUT THE  QUARANTINE-
          Folks, we are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC, but starting June 15th we will
         bring guitars outside for you to tryout.  Also there 
         still will be curbside pickup and drop-offs for repairs. 
                          BY APPOINTMENT ONLY---  Masks are required! 
           We continue to provide videos, pictures and descriptions of guitars and 
                  we are still shipping guitars on approval 
            We are open for online, mail-order and phone customers.

                  

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                     Regular  HOURS:Open with Curbside
                           Monday - Thursday  10am - 6:30pm EST
                             Friday  10am - 4pm
                                 CLOSED SATURDAYS  
                          OPEN Sundays   Noon - 5pm 


  ******* Updated - Thursday August 13th, 2020 *******
    
    *Gibson EB-0, 1959, Doublecut Les Paul body style, cherry, single 
       sidewinder pickup, banjo tuners, wrap-over bridge, no mute, 
       2 marks on face of headstock by E tuner, 1 of only 123 made,
       7.8lbs, ossc, vg+....$4,150

    *Marshall 100W Super Lead, 1973, White Tolex, Black logo plate,
       all original except for replaced Screen Resistors....$3,000  

    *Fender Original 60's Strat, 2018, Candy Apple Red, Rosewood FB, Pearl
       dot inlays, mint guard, '65-Style appointments, some light pick wear, 
       w/ohsc, vg+....$1,395 
       
         



  ******* Updated - Friday August 8th, 2020 *******

    *Fender American Professional, 2019, like a Tele standard but with a 
        '52 butterscotch body, 3 way brass saddles, like new, gigbag...$895

    *PAPAZIAN, style C, Classical, Brazilian Rosewood back and sides,
        body is a little deeper than the average classical, 1 repaired
       top crack, top repolished, exc, hsc....$4900
        

            ******* Updated - Tuesday August 4th, 2020 *******

 *DANELECTRO C2N12, DANE "C" Series, ca 1967, electric solid
         body 12-string, classic Dano Alligator finish, 2 lipstick
         tube pickups, very rare, slight playing wear, all original,
         non-original case.......$2750

 *MARTIN Custom Shop Dreadnought, VTS Premium Sitka Spruce top,
       European Flamed Maple back and sides, East Indian Rosewood
      binding on top and back, 2-piece Flamed Rock/Hard Mapleneck
      with Rosewood center strip, Abalone rosette, flamed Maple 
      peghead overlay, genuine ebony bridge and board, mint, ohsc..$2795

 *POGREBA Resonator, by Larry Pogreba, most of his resonators
        are metal bodied, this one is wooden, Rosewood back and sides,
        Spruce top bound with Koa, Mahogany neck with burled heel,
        pearl fret markers, cut-cap resonator cover, exc, ...$3000

     *Gibson GA-40 Combo Amp, 1956, 2-tone with solid brown leatherette 
       on top, grey flecked bottom, 12" P12Q Jensen, 2- channels,
       with Tremolo, footswitch, part of logo missing otherwise exc......$2950   

 FENDER Telecaster, Paisley, 1968, all original except for frets, 
      some typical finish/fabric cracks, fretboard wear, some wear 
      around the edges, Maple capped maple neck,cigarette burn
      at peghead/nut area, original '66 pots, 7.94 lbs,
      original case, vgc...........$15,500
  
    \vggbL          ******* Just Arrived - Tuesday July 28th, 2020 *******

 *MARTIN D-28, 1949, Sunburst top refinish thin and of expert quality,
        over sprayed back and sides, original custom pickguard that
       protrudes past the bridge, original ebony bridge with 2 screw
       holes filled, new small maple bridge plate, refretted, neck 
       all original, 1/2" jack hole plugged in lower side,
       Brazilian Rosewood back and sides, vgc, ohsc.....$8950

 *TAYLOR 912 CE Builder's Edition, recent, Shaded top, The first Builder’s Edition
        guitar from the 900 Series blends the style and sound of a
        rosewood/spruce Grand Concert with inviting, player-friendly 
        features w/ back and sides of solid East Indian rosewood,
        with a Lutz spruce top. The Grand Concert’s compact frame makes 
        it an ideal choice for players who value finesse and a delicate
        touch, V-Class bracing,  beveled armrest, contoured body and 
        fretboard edges, and a beveled cutaway that makes it easy to 
        access the higher notes on the neck, pretty abalone and 
        mother-of-pearl inlays in a new Bellefleur design, ES2 
        electronics, deluxe hardshell case, mint.....$4450 

    *VIOL, by Charlie Ogle, go for baroque, w/ case........$1500 

 *GOLDTONE OB-3 Banjo, NEW, Mastertone™ OB-3, No-Hole Flat top 
      Brass Tone Ring, 3-Ply Canadian Maple Rim,  GT Master Planetary Tuners
      Pearloid Leaves and Bows Inlay, says Goldtone:
         In late 2018, "Banjo Ben" Clark, Jake Stogdill, and Robby Boone 
      had a concept for replicating one of the most iconic banjos, played 
      by the one of the most iconic banjo players of all time, JD Crowe's 
      original RB-3 ("Banger"). After extensive research, and with great
      attention to every detail, Gold Tone was able to rebirth this
      classic banjo. What makes this banjo truly unique is its "No Hole" 
      tone ring, which really tightens up the sustain. It also features 
      the original measurements on the headstock, neck and body, nickel
      plated hardware, slanted resonator walls, vintage inlay, a Presto
      tailpiece, concentric resonator rings, and a brown mahogany finish.
      We've designed hundreds of banjos in the last 25 years, but tone-wise,
     this outperforms every previous model, with archtop hardshell case, 
     lifetime transferrable warranty $2266 List price......$1699 ( one available)

    *GOLDTONE OB-150, NEW, Orange Blossom Professional Resonator 5-String Banjo,
       "Pre-war" style AND authentic tone and superb playability describe 
       the OB-150. This Bluegrass banjo sports a three-ply maple rim and 
       one-piece flange (just like the megabucks originals), a maple
       neck inlayed in authentic style, a brass flathead tone ring and
       a smooth satin finish, $1333 List price, ohsc, undetectable blem......$895 
           


               *********UPDATED - Thursday July 23rd, 2020 *******
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 *HALLMARK Series 1965, Aquaburst, good Moserite lineage,
      2 pickups, Tremolo, Bob Shade signature on back of peghead, near mint, papers, 
      ohsc....$695

 *FENDER Stratocaster, 1957, sunburst, tuners restored
     with originals, good refret, one tone pot is from '61, has a 5 way switch
       but the original 3-way is in the case, tweed case, vgc+......$26,950

 *TED THOMPSON T-1, Canada, '90s, Sitka Spruce top, 
       Indian Rosewood back and sides, by one of North America's
      best guitar builders, 15 7/8" across lower bout, Ebony 
      board & bridge, Maple bindings, 1 3/4" at nut, 25.5" scale,
      under saddlepickup, exc+, ohsc.........$2250

    *FENDER CD-220CE, Cutaway Flat top, all Koa, pickup, exc, hsc....


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 *GIBSON ES-335, 1996, Cherry Red Dot neck, nice flames on the
        top and the back, wide slim neck, near mint, brown case...$2750
 
 *STAHL by the Larson Brothers, 13 1/2" wide, Brazilian Rosewood 
       back & sides, pearl trimmed Adirondack Spruce top, pearl
       rosette, arched Ebony fretboard and inlaid ebony bridge 
       with 25" scale, similar to a style 7 or 8 with less 
       fancy peghead, no cracks, no touchups, exc, hsc......$9500 
     

  gblvg             *********JUST IN - Thursday July 7th, 2020*******

 *MCI GUITORGAN model B300, made in Japan for MusiConics International
       of Waco Texas, '70s, a touch triggered Organ tone is produced
       by simply fretting the notes as each fret has a devoted
       section for each string- no picking, although normal
       playability is also an option, body is a classic semi-hollow electric
       slim line with slightly exaggerated horns, with organ stops and 
       effects, an 'open' switch is at the side of the neck,
       2 humbuckers, the volume/foot pedal is included as is the
       original hard case, exc.......$2450

 *GIBSON A-1 Mandolin, 1917, natural pumpkin tone top, all original
      except a modern adjustable ebony bridge ( the original non-
     adjustable is in the case, which is a non-Gibson hard case
     from the '40s), all seams are tight, nice arch, "The Gibson"
     logo in pearl, exc, hsc.........$1350 

          *********JUST IN - Tuesday July 7th, 2020*******
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  *NATIONAL Style 0, 1934, 14 fret, chicken feet cover plate,
        rolled ƒ holes, palm trees, slotted peghead, engraved
        tuner plates, vgc, ohsc....$3500

 *NATIONAL Pioneer RP2, NEW,  a combination of old-world craftsmanship 
         meets modern design in National's Alder body hollow-body electric, 
        5.9 lbs,hard rock Maple neck, ebony board, 2-way adj. truss rod,
        the National Reso-Phonic Pioneer RP-2 features a vintage-style 
        Lollar P-90 neck pickup.  A slim neck profile and narrow string 
        spacing complete this hybrid instrument, quality artistry,
         deluxe hard case....$2610

 *GIBSON EB-3, 1965, Refinished, newer but correct bridge pickup,
       new back plastic cover...$2150 

 *VEILLETTE Electric Baritone 12 String, ca 2010, made in
           Woodstock, sea green, Quilted Maple top, Maple body
         and neck, Rosewood board, volume and tone on side,
         exc-, gigbag........$2000

 *TEISCO CheckMate 30 Amp, '70s, unusual to understate it, 
        seems to be missing it's cloud chamber but works fine...$500


        
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                   JUST IN - Sunday June 28th, 2020

 *KEITORA Custom Telecaster, sunburst Maple body with 
        abalone trim front and back, Parsons/White B&G benders 
        installed by Gene Parsons bends the B at the shoulder 
        and the G at the butt end, Maple and Walnut 5-piece neck,
        curly Maple board, Lawrence Humbucker at the neck and
        Lawrence Tele pickup at the bridge, vgc+, gb...$3500

 *A. MORALES Classical guitar, 1998, made in Spain,
       solid spruce top, double clear plasic tap plates, 
       Rosewood back and sides, 2 1/32" at the nut, exc, ohsc....$950
  
 *MARTIN OM-28, New, Natural top with Aging Toner, Gloss finish, 
          Sitka Spruce top, East Indian Rosewood back & sides,
          Scalloped X-bracing , Modified Low Oval neck, with
           Ebony board with Abalone Diamonds & Squares Long Pattern
 	  25.4" scale, 1 3/4 at the nut,  Nickel Open Gear tuners,
          small OM pickguard, ohsc...........$3899 list, our price $3099   

                 JUST IN - Tuesday June 23rd, 2020
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 *FENDER '52 Telecaster Re-issue, 1984,
      Butterscotch finish on a 2-piece Ash body, 7.4 lbs, 
      some lacquer checking, tweed case......$2950

 *FENDER Deluxe Amp, 1954, wide panel Tweed, 12" Alnico 5 Jensen
      that's stamped  220426,5C3 circuit, all original in really
      nice shape, exc....$3950 
 
 *GIBSON Firebird I, 1964, sunburst finish, original
      Firebird body shape, Banjo tuners, 1 mini-humbucking Firebird 
     pickup, wraparound stop tailpiece, once had a poor crack repair
      to the peghead- now it's been properly restored by Ian Davlin
       our head of repair, vgc++, ohsc.......$9500

 *MARTIN 00-42, 1930, perfect neck angle, original bar frets,
         back and sides have been professionally oversprayed,
        some spot touchups on the face, no cracks, original inside
        other than 2 small screw holes in the bridge plate from 
        the previous bridge, pearl trimmed top, snowflake
        inlays in the ebony board, new neck binding, original case...$22,500
       
       
  

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                     JUST IN - Tuesday June 16th, 2020 

 *MARTIN 000-28EC, 2018, Clapton 000 model, herringbone trim,
       Spruce top, East Indian Rosewood back and sides,
       all original, exc+, ohsc.....$2595

 *MARTIN  e top, scalloped braces,
          Nickel Waverly butter bean tuners, beveled tortoise 
          pickguard, Rosewood board, Rosewood bridge with drop in 
          saddle, tortoise binding, exc, ohsc.........$1750

 *TAYLOR 310, 1998, Dreadnought, Spruce top, Mahogany back and sides,
        Fishman Rare Earth soundhole pickup, exc, ohsc....$850

 *BRONDEL A-1, 2007, grand concert, Italian Spruce top, 
     Bloodwood back and sides, Cuban mahogany neck, Brazilian Rosewood 
       Peghead overlay, oil varnish finish,  2 3/8" bridge string spacing
       1 3/4" at the nut, 25 1/2" scale, Ebony board, curly Maple binding,
       Bone nut and saddle, gold Gotoh 18:1 Delta tuners, big neck, 
        big sound, exc, ohsc....$4100
 
 *GUILD B-50 Acoustic Bass Guitar, 1985, made in Westerly RI, 
       sunburst, rare Earth soundhole pickup, 31" scale, it's BIG!,
       exc, ohsc.......$1795 
 
 

 *Beatles Full Set of Signatures in an Autograph Book. A 5.25" x 4" autograph
                  book with an ornate cover design, inscribed with the original owners
                  name and address on the inside cover. Where it get's interesting is on
                   the very next page, where all four of the Beatles have lent their 
 signatures. 
                   First on the left side is Ringo Starr, who signed his name in blue fountain
                    ink with his trademark star.  He's inscribed
                            "To Sue / Best wishes / from the Beatles". 
             On the opposite side Paul and John have signed in blue ballpoint, 
               while George has signed in red ballpoint ink, with "xxx" below. 
         Interestingly, these are the only signatures present in the book, but what a 
         set of autographs to have! Fine condition, with minor wear to the cover and 
         inside cover page due to age and handling. COA from Heritage Auctions plus
           another COA from "Beatles Market Place" in England.........$5500
 
 
  
 
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  In the 1/24/13  Bergen Record, nice article-  http://snipurl.com/26aujli
  
                              *STORE PANORAMIC VIEW- OF SORTS

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 Meet Ian Davlin, head of our repair crew-
 
    1952 Les Paul that has a screw reinforcing a neck crack. When the customer originally
           brought the guitar in it had putty over the screw and the crack repair was failing.
              
     To see Lark Street Music's Wall click here

                Duke Levine w/ the Roy Sludge Trio in the store the day between 
         the Bowery and the Bell House gigs in NY last week - click here for a clip.  
         Also check out 
 

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                                 ********* PICTURES from the EXHIBIT *************
    These are fairly large prints and are here in the store for purchase, all signed by Jonathan Singer-
       check his site www.botanicamagnifica for his story. 
  Prices were from $500-$1000. On sale, 30-40% off

     SG and Marshall

    Defying logic- 3 Explorers, courtesy J. Menza
 
   Two '59 Les Pauls, courtesy J. Menza

   Two Airlines

  Three Strats, courtesy Lark Street Music

   Old Golds-ES-295 & '54 Les Paul, courtesy Lark Street Music

  The '60 Cherry Les Paul, courtesy J. Menza

  Moserite Double & Selmer Zodiac,  courtesy Lark Street Music

 Bacon & Days anyday, courtesy Lark Street Music

   Firebirds, courtesy Lark Street Music

  EPI EMPEROR & AMP
 
  2 Centuries of Progress!
 
        more to come....

             
 and introducing.........>>>>>>>>> *********** !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 
      The MAZEL TONE line of guitar effects pedals!  Larkstreet Music's own line of vintage
          tone producers, made right here designed by rabbi Shmuel Gold and hand wired
         by the legendary guitar builder Dominic Ramos, and named by our favorite
         Conan O'brien/ Fab Faux  guitarist extrordinaire  Jimmy Vivino, 
         the amazing DOUBLE FUZZ!!!  Distortion with an option for adding an upper octave,
         list price $229, street price............. $189 
 
     
 *AFTERWORD Delay pedal, by Mazeltone, The Afterword delay is a digital analog hybrid delay,
             although employing digital circuitry the repeats are thick and warm with delay times 
             up to 600 ms it can cover everything from slap back to ambient moods. 
             The final word in delay, New...$189
 
   
             OUR FIRST, AND SO FAR ONLY, TV COMMERCIAL----
    featuring Buck Malen, Johnny Rabb, Kevin Maul, unknown banjo phenom & Frances
            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1DrFtoJAe0
 or
          http://www.facebook.com/pages/Teaneck-NJ/Lark-Street-Music/46986714380
 
 
   DUKE LEVINE's brand new "Beneath The Blue"   CD, with Kevin Barry, Jay Bellerose,
                Paul Bryan, Kenny White, Dan Reiser & Mike Rivard available here or by mail-- $12 
                  ---->>>  or for you kids- dowloads availbale at dukelevine.com   

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                                                Before  After ..... 
                We often get asked  "where do these guitars come from" ??? or "who buys these things" ??
                So here's an interesting picture of the quite rare White ES-345 (that we had for sale for about a year)
                with both it's original ( c. 1964), and current (April'06)  owners.

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  IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE VIEWING THESE PHOTOS, SEE BELOW 
  Some have complained about bad pictures.  If this is happening to you or your PC, let me know.  We have Macs 
  and the pictures are large and clear, so we'd like to know figure out why this problem is happening
  
An answer from my brother Rick-
  
By default, Internet Explorer will shrink pictures to fit onto one screen.
That's probably what people are complaining about. Usually, if they hold the
cursor over the picture for a few seconds, a button will appear and they can
click it to restore the pic to full size. I hate the feature, so I just turn
it off and always see the photos full-size:

From the IE menu bar, click Tools | Internet Options
Click the Advanced tab
Scroll down to the Multimedia section
Remove the check from "Enable Automatic Image Resizing"
Click OK to save settings
  


                                                              REPAIRS
       For you who don't know, we do all manner of guitar repair and restoration.  We do most of it here but 
      also give some work to Dom Ramos -repairing and building since working in Dan Armstrong's shop in 
      the '60s.  We've also been a Martin Warrantee Center since 1985 before Martin closed down all 5 NJ Centers 
      because of a tax dispute between NJ and Martin
 
   
 
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