Alibi V.21 No.19 • May 10-16, 2012 
Wall of fame: A mint-condition ′67 BSA motorcycle almost upstages some of the shop’s sterling guitars (and Salma Hayek).

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Rumble Seat Music Southwest

World-renowned guitar aficionado feels right at home

For Michael Eliot, one of the most internationally respected vintage guitar dealers, Albuquerque was the ideal place to set up the western wing of his collection, and not because it's remote and quieter than the New York City of his youth. On the contrary, it was the up-and-coming, hardscrabble energy of the place that drew him in and kept him here.