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Editor: Pete McClelland  Contributors: Nicola Rain, Dave Benton, Sarah Mallinson

Two Pauls finally meet.

News Story from the London shop

Sir Paul McCartney meets Paul Hathway at Hobgoblin London

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It was another fun day in the London shop today. Wanstead-based luthier, Paul Hathway, was visiting the shop, dropping off some great new commission sale instruments (including two wonderful piccolo mandolins!), when Sir Paul McCartney popped in for a chat. Paul McCartney has a couple of Paul Hathway mandolins, and can be seen playing one in the the full story

Help with choosing an accordion

Mark McCabe has recorded some helpful videos!

Accordion champion Mark McCabe at Hobgoblin Music in Birmingham has recorded some very helpful videos explaining the difference between the various size accordions you can buy, and also explaining the bass layouts of the most popular sizes. the full story

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