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Roger Manning Jr’s: Songwriting Like It’s 1970

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Rogers Manning Jr (Jellyfish, Imperial Drag) writes catchy melodic songs with vintage 60s and 70s instruments. Think you’ve got GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)? This guy has got it bad. This is a 4-parts video of himself showing off his vintage instruments collection. Freakin’ awesome!

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

Check out his latest album The Land of Pure Imagination (Mhmm, I prefer the original title “Solid State Warrior”) to see how he used this massive gear collection to write 70’s-influenced songs.

Here are two MP3 clips you can find at the end of a 2005 O’Reilly interview:

You Were Right
Creeple People

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