Lloyd loar mandolins. Music lyrics and guitar chords.
Lloyd Loar Mandolins
- Lloyd Allayre Loar (January 9, 1886 - September 14, 1943) was a Gibson sound engineer and master luthier in the early part of the 20th century. He is most famous for his F5 model mandolin, L5 guitar, H5 mandola, K5 mandocello, and A5 mandolin.
- A musical instrument resembling a lute, having paired metal strings plucked with a plectrum. It is played with a characteristic tremolo on long sustained notes
- A mandolin (mandolino) is a musical instrument in the lute family (plucked, or strummed). It descends from the mandore, a soprano member of the lute family.
- (mandolin) a stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum
- (Mandolin (cooking)) A mandoline (, ) is a cooking utensil used for slicing and for cutting juliennes; with proper attachments, it can make crinkle-cuts. It consists of two parallel working surfaces, one of which can be adjusted in height.
Lost in sound
Dan Erlewine zones out on the amazing sound of this one. Dated Dec 20 1922, this sweetie is about to have a birthday! This was the first Loar signed instrument I have ever been able to inspect hands on. It was a real treat to be able to spend some time with this one.
The front side of Mandy is visible in this photo. Lloyd Loar's mandolins were made famous in part by Bill Monroe, considered the father of bluegrass music. Monroe used a Loar mandolin for most of his career.