Thursday, April 24, 2014
Fret No More! Gibson Makes New Guitar
The wood in question has been returned to the rightful owners after a long drawn out battle with the police state. In the article posted in September, 2011, called, "The Lost Tune: Something to Fret About" the Esteemed Reader was introduced to the mind-boggling raid on the Gibson Guitar factory by armed agents.
Unless you are a regular viewer of Fox News and particularly, Fox and Friends, you may have missed this news back in February. It quietly was reported without fanfare, as the news reported on Bridgegate, Obamacare, the Malaysian jet, Russia and Ukraine, and the real important news of David Letterman's retirement from CBS' Late Night, and Steve Colbert named as his replacement.
Gibson has been making some of the finest acoustical and electric guitars in the world. Started in 1902 by Orville Gibson as the Gibson Mandolin and Guitar Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan, the company has grown and is one of, if not the preferred guitar of musicians the world over.
The Arlo Guthrie LG above is a classic small body, that starts at $2,079. Maybe someday...