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Gene Winfield Rocks!


Winfield Rocks!
By Chris Murphy

In 2012, Gene Winfield told me he was interested in custom making a guitar. He sketched it out on a piece of paper and immediately I said I wanted one. Over a year later, this amazing creation, Winfield Guitar #1 arrived at my office, autographed #1 Gene Winfield. The biggest surprise is that this guitar had already been played by the legendary bluesman Jimmie Vaughn and was also singed by him.

This guitar will be on display at the Walk of Fame Legends of the Cruise presentation, June 10 6:30 pm in 10th St Place.

Classic Cars and Hot Rods have always gone hand in hand with rock and roll and this is proof!

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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.