VIDEO: Shane Speal interviews George Benson about his first homemade guitar

Cigar Box Nation founder, Shane Speal interviews George Benson at NAMM 2015.  Speal incorrectly thought Benson started out on a cigar box guitar.  When asked about it, the guitar legend gave an even more compelling story.

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Cool,.. yep ., that’s the way it was,., my grandfathers first and only electric guitar was built by a neighbor in the late 50’s,.. Maple painted black and all the parts came from a torn up   Kay “value leader”.....

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