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Old 07-27-2012, 03:05 AM
Wade Hampton Wade Hampton is offline
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Originally Posted by FormerFoodie View Post
A folk guitar is a machine that kills fascists. :P

OK, had to insert the Woodie Guthrie reference. Back to your original programming...
Let's provide a visual reference or two with that, shall we?



I'm pretty sure that's the first version, and this one came later:



Here's a Warhol-esque take on the idea:



And last but not least, here's Pete Seeger's banjo, with his continuation and refinement of the idea:



For those of you who don't want to crane your necks trying to read it, that says: "This machine surrounds hate and forces it to surrender."

When Howard Klepper built that exquisite black walnut Klepper KJ guitar for me last year, I wanted him to emblazon the words "This machine surrounds Junebugs and forces them to work for minimum wage" on the top, but I couldn't get him enthused about the idea...


Wade Hampton "Of COURSE That Really Happened" Miller
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