Magazine Archive

Home -> Magazines -> Issues -> Articles in this issue -> View

Calendar

A very odd thing with long horns (no, not a bison).



This lovely DANELECTRO GUITARLIN was made in New York in 1965 and is better known now by its 'Longhorn' nickname. And what an odd guitar: the body is made of 'Masonite' (= hardboard); the pickups are made out of old lipstick tubes; the neck is reinforced with aluminium; the nut is a screw-on metal type; and you'd need fingers like matchsticks to reach the upper frets. But it sounds wonderfully clangy, and is now so sought-after that a good example like this cream-to-copper sunburst model from Paul Day's collection would set you back at least £350. Not cheap; not nasty.



Previous Article in this issue

Shop Soiled

Next article in this issue

Program Notes


Making Music - Copyright: Track Record Publishing Ltd, Nexus Media Ltd.

 

Making Music - Sep 1986

Feature

Previous article in this issue:

> Shop Soiled

Next article in this issue:

> Program Notes


Help Support The Things You Love

mu:zines is the result of thousands of hours of effort, and will require many thousands more going forward to reach our goals of getting all this content online.

If you value this resource, you can support this project - it really helps!

Donations for December 2021
Issues donated this month: 0

New issues that have been donated or scanned for us this month.

Funds donated this month: £4.00

All donations and support are gratefully appreciated - thank you.

If you're enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive...

...with a one time Donation, or a recurring Donation of just £2 a month. It really helps - thank you!
muzines_logo_02

Small Print

Terms of usePrivacy