Any one knows John Birch?

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  1. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    I'm trying to find info on this guy as he my be the original owner of my priced of my vintage 1990 LP.

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    Thanks for any information.

    Nico.
     
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    i don`t know if its the same person but John Birch is known modding Tony Iommi`s famous SG and built him guitars too.
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  3. River

    River Senior Member

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    How old is that picture of him?
     
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    Last The Cleaner Premium Member

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    According to this page if it is the same person he passed away in 2000.

    John Birch
     
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    bryvincent Senior Member

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    but is it the same John Birch that used to own nicolasrivera`s LP?
     
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    I've no idea.

    I did look around the site hoping for a picture but couldn't find anything.
     
  7. nicolasrivera

    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Well this John Birch is from USA i think and i believe it was the lead singer of the Boothill band in the South Carolina and still alive.
     
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    Yeah, I'm him.

    That's my guitar, it was stolen in 1991.

    You are in possession of stolen property, send it back to me right away.
     
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    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    sory dude already sold it for 6k
     
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    I remembered that my guitar came with the same strap as this guys has on that LP that i'm pretty sure is the same guitar, here is the strap:

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    I'm not saying I can be of any help finding him, but knowing when that picture was taken would narrow the field. I don't want to make any assumptions about that haircut.
     
  12. LesPauI+SG=Win

    LesPauI+SG=Win Senior Member

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    uhh... if its THE one.. isnt he the man that designed the PUP's in Iommi's SG? if not the guitar??? i get John Birch and Jay Dee mixed up. im prety shure Jay Dee is the guitar designer... one of the two. john birch or jay dee.. maybe les paul??(just kidding)
     
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    i have a neighbor named John Birch and he looks similar and took a intrest when he heard me playing from the street one day while he was walking his dog.Ill look into it!
     
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    nicolasrivera Senior Member

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    Thanks, i have already talked to him, a very nice man and he was very sad for his guitar, he really loved her and was forced to pawn her up but could not get the money in time.

    I do believe he is in South Carolina, in Spartanburg.
     
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    This one..

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    planks Senior Member

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    oops, didn't see your post. So not him i guess.
     
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    Congrats on finding him.
     
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    Jay Dee is J.D. Inititials for John Diggins who built Bass Guitars for Mark King etc...Big in the 80s.I think he originally worked for John Birch.You can tell a JayDee headstock as it is based on a two finger peace sign.I'm pretty sure that
    the guy in the Picture is not John Birch the Luthier.
    I read an interview where he humorously said.Do you know I'm supposed to be dead.It would have been in the 90s.Apparently that was a different John Birch.As was another one who had murdered his wife.I think he would be much older than the guy in the photo.
     
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    As above.
     

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