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The Original Charvel Gang

2021
1h 39m
Documentary/Music
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Cast

Wayne Charvel (Self)Michael Anthony (Self)Warren De Martini (Self)Karl Sandoval (Self)

Director

Paul Gervasi

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Synopsis

Documentary film about musician Wayne Charvel who in 1973 started a guitar repair shop in his garage mostly handling overflow work for Fender Guitars. He moved his growing custom guitar/hot rod shop to San Dimas CA, did custom work for Deep Purple's Richie Blackmore and Tommy Bolin, for ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, for Van Halen's Michael Anthony, and on. Word got out that this was the only place to get your guitar customized. Fast forward. In walks Eddie Van Halen who buys some (seconds) guitar parts neck and body and the rest is history. The story is captured with new, never before seen interviews with the artists using their voices and personal stories of Charvel.

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