Guitarist Donald Bikoff
Glen Cove guitarist Donald Bikoff gets recognition 45 years after his record was released.
Don Bikoff in his Glen Cove home. He released a guitar album in 1968 to little fanfare, but after a DJ found the record last year and began playing it, Bikoff received enough attention to make a new one and play some concerts. (Sept. 24, 2013)
Don Bikoff, right, a guitarist from Glen Cove with Thomas Badamo, the craftsman who makes Bikoff's guitars, in an undated photo.
Don Bikoff, right, with Mark Fosson during their show at the Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead, in August. The pair are scheduled to play at the Landmark Theater in Port Washington on Oct. 18, 2013. (Aug. 18, 2013)
Don Bikoff in front of the Landmark Theater in Port Washington, where he is scheduled to play a concert on Oct. 18, 2013. Bikoff released a record of guitar music 45 years ago that few people heard. A DJ found the record last year and started playing it, and it revived his career. (Sept. 14, 2013)
Don Bikoff's guitar reflects his image. The Glen Cove guitarist's career got a boost when a DJ started playing a record Bikoff had released 45 years ago. (Sept. 24, 2013)
Don Bikoff, with his guitar at his Glen Cove home, is scheduled to play a show at the Landmark Theater in Port Washington on Oct. 18, 2013. (Sept. 24, 2013)