In 2012, Ritz Camera was acquired by C&A Marketing.
The family-owned company (Ritz Camera Centers, Inc., predecessor in interest to Ritz Camera & Image, LLC) was founded as a portrait studio in 1918 by Benjamin A.
Ritz Camera & Image is a photographic retail and photofinishing specialty store, headquartered in Edison, New Jersey.
The company owns and operates a chain of six locations throughout the United States under the names Wolf Camera, Inkley’s and Ritz Camera.
This 1967 Fender Tele Custom was a gift from former Peppers’ guitarist John Frusciante and is used on “Parallel Universe.” The gaff tape on the guitar’s body was put there by John because he often cut or scraped his arm while playing because of the Tele’s slab body getting in the way of his ferocious downstrokes.
The next drawer is home to a Boss CE-2 Chorus, an Electro-Harmonix Memory Boy, an Earth Quaker Devices Dispatch Master, a Boss PS-3 Pitch Shifter/Delay, an Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man, an Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Reverb, and a Misty Cave Echo.
In addition to the Ground Control Pro, the smaller board features a Line 6 FM4 Filter Modeler, an EHX Cathedral, and an expression pedal.
In addition to the MXR Micro Amp, Electro-Harmonix Q-Tron, and Malekko B: Assmaster mainstays (the latter of which now has a box preventing accidental knob changes), Flea’s current board has a Boss GEB-7 equalizer and a Wilson Effects Freaker wah.
In fact, roughly a quarter of the public thinks more than 25% of men and 25% of women are homosexual.
" with 3.8% being the most recent result, obtained from more than 58,000 interviews conducted in the first four months of this year.
A 1993 Janus Report estimated that nine percent of men and five percent of women had more than "occasional" homosexual relationships.
Ian believes Fender built this for a NAMM show because it has a worn sunburst finish on the guitar’s neck, possibly making it a one-of-a-kind instrument.
When we met with RHCP guitarist Josh Klinghoffer in the summer of 2012, his pedal rig was one of the largest, most sprawling we’d ever seen.