Courtesy of Karen DeanA young Mel Bay with a guitarIf you learned how to play guitar sometime during the past 50 years -- unless you took lessons in a cave -- you have learned something from Mel Bay. The one person he couldn't teach, at least directly, was his son, 66-year-old Bill Bay, who p ... More >>
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