The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #26388   Message #317194
Posted By: GospelPicker (inactive)
12-Oct-00 - 10:32 AM
Thread Name: BS: Old Instruments As Opposed To New Ones..
Subject: Old Instruments As Opposed To New Ones..
How many of you have ever gotten into a discussion with someone over whether folkies should play old or vintage or (as much as possible) era-appropriate instruments? I LOVE old guitars... the blues I play sometimes on old Harmony or Kay or Stella guitars just can't be beat for that old, boxy, junky tone... I just wonder if anyone has a preference... old or new? old beat-up guitbox or a new Larivee as soon as you can afford it? Vintage sound to go with the look and the material or shiny new guitar to go with the "upwardly mobile" look?

Let's get ready to rumble...