it really an Ovation?

Glen's history with Ovation and other guitar talk. NEW: Danny Schorr's GC Guitar Tutorials!

Re: it really an Ovation?

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

Well spotted jay, I bet someone had to pull some strings to get that done.
Mike Joyce
Posts: 514
Joined: Thu Oct 16, 2014 9:23 am it really an Ovation?

Postby 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.

Hey Little One photo shot
GlenCampbell_Selections[1]-30.jpg (10.84 KiB) Viewed 407 times

Glen's new "Official" website is showcasing this photo in their banner (for now):

Banner for
banner.jpg (203.86 KiB) Viewed 407 times

Great picture...except....that guitar is a Mosrite, but someone has attached an Ovation headstock to the Mosrite neck.

head.jpg (35.19 KiB) Viewed 407 times

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):

GlenCampbell_Selections[1]-29.jpg (12.89 KiB) Viewed 407 times

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....
User avatar
Posts: 195
Joined: Sun Oct 19, 2014 6:31 am

Return to Big Bad Rock Guitar

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest