Well, I guess that early 12 string. The first Martin I bought. I bought it around 1957 with money I earned as a janitor assistant. I bought brand new. I still have that.
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Once in a while and really the exception, will be when I have an idea, then I'll write a poem first and then write a tune to the poem.
I always got a kick out of it when they called it the California Sound because it really came out of Liverpool and Greenwich Village.
Now, you can just get a laptop, get some software, put a microphone on it and make a record. You have to know how to do it. It does help if you've had 35 or 40 years of experience in the studio. But, it still levels the playing field so artists can record their own stuff.
Leadbelly's guitar is in the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.
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