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Hmmm...is it really an Ovation?

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Mike Joyce
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Re: Hmmm...is it really an Ovation?

Post by Mike Joyce » Sat Sep 17, 2016 9:33 am

Well spotted jay, I bet someone had to pull some strings to get that done.



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Hmmm...is it really an Ovation?

Post by jay » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:56 pm

Back in 1968, Glen released the album "Hey LIttle One" and did a photoshoot for the album cover.

The guitar he used for that photo session was the 1966/69 Mosrite/Dobro Richmond D-50e ((click the link to read more about this cool guitar))

This is the picture that ended up on the "Hey LIttle One" album cover.
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Hey Little One photo shot
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Glen's new "Official" website http://www.officialglencampbell.com/ is showcasing this photo in their banner (for now):
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Banner for www.officialglencampbell.com
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Great picture...except....that guitar is a Mosrite, but someone has attached an Ovation headstock to the Mosrite neck.
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Here is the original photo from the photo session (you can see that it was cropped with a little bit of the Mosrite truss rod cover showing):
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All I can think of is that they wanted Glen to have a full guitar in that picture, and thought that model of guitar was an Ovation and photoshopped the Ovation head on it. You can fool some of the people....



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