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    Bo Diddley Limited Edition "Twang Box" Guitar. One of the greatest Blues-Rock musicians to have ever lived, Bo Diddley is equally well known for his trademark instrument, the rectangular-bodied style of Gretsch guitars nicknamed the Twang Machine that he developed and played in thousands of concerts. In interviews, Bo has implied that the design was born from an embarrassing incident during an early gig, when injured his groin while jumping around on stage with a Gibson L5 guitar. (He designed a smaller, less restrictive guitar so he could avoid future accidents.) This firebird red semi-hollow Twang Box replica is from a limited edition of replicas released by Gretsch in 2000, and is in Very Fine to Excellent condition, with some faint, mild scratching to the body from use.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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