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Re: Ian and Sylvia "Four Strong Winds" Album Cover
A very special album for YT. One of my first paying gigs was at a pizza parlor in SE Michigan* I played there on weekends for almost an entire year in the early 70's. A young couple were one of my most loyal "Groupies". Every Friday night, it was they that suggested I get that album...VERY good suggestion. *BTW If anyone wants to be an entertainer...get a gig at a Pizza Parlorr...that will help you decide if that's really what you want to do :>)
There's been some speculation over the years about this cover, and in particular the guitar that Ian's holding. After a lot of examination, I believe it to be a a left-handed Martin 12 Fret Slothead with the pickguard barely hidden behinf Ian's hand.
It looks terrific, but I think we all know that Ian exclusively played a Martin D-28 on their recordings.
In this cover shot I believe that Ian's holding Sylvia's left-handed 12 fret slothead guitar - perhaps a OOO-21?
Whatever, it's a terrific album cover photo!
Regards ............. Glen