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Check Out Happy's Blog Page for Good Stories and Info

Homespun's co-founder has had a six decade long career in the music business as a performer, recording artist, writer and guitar instructor. His Blog Page has some entertaining stories as well as informative tips. Check it out, along with the Free Licks you'll find in the same space. 

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Free "Lick of the Day" Now On Our Blog Page. Check it out!

I have been adding some nice little licks and other items to keep your fingers busy during this time of isolation. We hope these will provide some fun and distraction for you, as well as good instrumental practice while you are home. Check back to this page frequently for more licks and tricks - and please let us know how you like them. https://www.homespun.com/blog/category/lick-of-the-day/

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If You've Upgraded to Mac's New Catalina....

If you haven't already done so, download the latest Homespun Purple Player app, compatible with the new 64 bit OS Catalina:

https://go.platformpurple.com/purpleplayer/macos

Of course, if you have a mobile device (iPhone, iPad) you can easily get our new mobile app from Apple's App Store: 

http://instantaccess.homespun.com/iOS

For Google Play: 

Let us know how you like working with these apps. They should make your lessons even more portable and convenient to use, wherever you find yourself.

Thanks for ...

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Brand-New, Improved Homespun Mobile App Released!

We are very excited to announce the first-ever Homespun mobile app is now available for iOS and Android users!
The mobile app allows you to view your Homespun digital downloads anytime, anywhere. Study your lessons on-the-go, wherever you have a wi-fi connection, or download them to your device to practice anytime, anywhere, online or offline!

How to use the Homespun mobile app:

1. Download the iOS or Android app on your mobile phone or tablet from the appropriate app store (it's FREE).

2. Launch the app and sign in with your Homespun account.

3. See all your owned products in the Library ...

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Check Out Our Terrific Single-Song Download Lessons!

In case you've missed them, we have some great, inexpensive "single song" lessons, taught by some of our top instructors, that will give you important playing ideas while helping build your repertoire. Here's a listing of these "bite-size" lessons.

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Download Audio Files as MP3s

We're pleased to announce that, in response to several customer requests, our online audio lessons can now be enjoyed in your choice of formats: 1) Play and work with them in our proprietary player; 2) Stream them directly from your computer or mobile device; 3)  download them to your hard drive as MP3 files.

• Our player, which we offer for both audio and video playback, provides an excellent, convenient way to keep all your lessons in one easy-to-find place and gives you advanced practice controls such as looping and slow-down of the audio.

• Streaming is ...

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Make a Wish List

We're delighted to announce that you can now keep any lessons that strike your fancy in your own WishList. When you open a page for a Homespun product and you want to save it for later, simply click on the little heart next to "Buy Now." It will automatically be deposited in your very own list, which you can access anytime by clicking the Your WishList button at the top of each page. Thanks to the customers who wrote and suggested this feature. We heard you!

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NAMM "Milestone" Award for Homespun

At their annual convention in Anaheim California, the National Association of Music Merchants gave Homespun its "Milestone Award" for our 50 years in the music business. Jane and I humbly accepted this honor at a special breakfast ceremony on Saturday, January 21. 

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How to Send a Homespun Download as a Gift

If you are considering giving the gift of one or more Homespun lessons to an aspiring musician in your life, using our Instant Access catalog makes it fast and easy to send a download. Simply go to our shop and search for the lesson(s) you'd like to send, then click "Gift" and follow the simple instructions. This will be a great way to send a present that will last a lifetime.


Go to shop

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Jack and Jorma are honored by the GRAMMYs

Jefferson Airplane alumni Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen were honored on a PBS broadcast on October 14 called "GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends." David Crosby made the presentation. We're proud that both Jack and Jorma have been long-time Homespun instructors. Many of our artists have taught at Jorma's renowned Fur Peace Ranch, a premier guitar camp in eastern Ohio.

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