We’re heading back to Chicago! This time we’re exploring the beginnings of Hamer Guitars, via a 1978 black Sunburst. Paul Hamer was responsible for the first vintage guitar shop, and was arguably the first high-end boutique guitar maker. So there.
We’re headed to Italy this week to investigate just how it came to be that the capital of accordion manufacturing ended up making guitars in the 1960s.
This week we plug in a Guild Starfire IV, and trace the steps that led to its creation. Get ready to hear a very muscular sounding instrument, brought to you by the letter 'Damn'!