So what do I have in common with Canadian music icons Gordon Lightfoot and Stompin’ Tom Connors? Not much. But last night I got to play a guitar that both of them (and thousands of other Canadians) have played.
I’ve written about the Six String Nation Guitar a couple of times in the past. It was born as a response to the separatist movement in Quebec and was built out of materials that represent the Canadian identity.
Well last night, it was back in Uxbridge at the Silverbirch Charity Concerts “Guitar Special” which featured Wendell Ferguson and a host of local guitar heroes.
And I got to play it!
Here is a picture of me playing a few bars of “Watermelon Sorbet”
Incidentally, you can catch the remaining two Silverbirch concerts this Friday and Saturday.
Six String Nation website: www.SixStringNation.com
Silverbirch Charity Concerts website: www.SilverbirchCharityConcert.ca