Walter Carter Interview – Owner of Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville, TN – Everyone Loves Guitar #12

Walter’s initial success as a Nashville songwriter and how he made the switch to working with guitars…

His success in getting the Oak Ridge Boys to cut one of his songs, and the Kathy Mattea hit song he wrote, “Life As We Knew It”…

A valuable lesson about having some moxy and ambition when it comes to auditioning for jobs…

The thread that’s held Walter and his wife Christie together, for over 30 years…

The 3 words behind the success and growth rate of Carter Vintage Guitars…

The story of the $600,000, 1958 first Cherry Sunburst Gibson Les Paul ever made, which Walter sold…

Walter’s “Holy Grail” guitar…

The best sounding vintage guitars Walter’s dealt with over the years…

His experience dealing with professional guitarists as customers, like Carlos Santana, Pete Townshend, Vince Gill, Ry Cooder, JD Simo, Daniel Donato, Johnny Hiland, Tommy Emmanuel, and Bryan Sutton…

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