Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby kvalois » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:02 pm

Jay:

Thank you for your definitive explanation about the 12-string! Great pictures and analysis!!
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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby jay » Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:04 pm

I am pretty sure you can read about that guitar HERE
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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby kvalois » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:58 am

Jay:

I stand corrected! I just went to a video of Glen playing the "Wichita Lineman" on the Good Time Hour. I guess it is one of his own signature models:

https://youtu.be/-HFCuBLAjXo Look at 1:01 into the song
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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby jay » Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:39 am

"I believe that he also played what looks like a Custom Legend (Natural) on the Goodtime Hour"
I don't think that would have been possible.
The GCGH ran from 69 to 72, I think.
I think the CL 12 came out in the late 70's.
If you have a pic or video that you are referencing, give me the link and lets try to ID it!
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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby kvalois » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:11 am

Thanks, Jay:

I believe that he also played what looks like a Custom Legend (Natural) on the Goodtime Hour
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Re: Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby jay » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:21 pm

Early on, he played the signature 12's Ovation made for him...except the first one ( you can read about it here)

Of course, when Charlie made it for him, he preferred the Bluebird and later on, the Hamer on stage. The only reason he may have left the Bluebird, was when it was damaged, Jeff had Hamer customize his 12 to the specs of the Bluebird (neck, Ovation bridge).

I have seen him with an Adamas 12. But really, once the Bluebird was designed, that is typically what you saw him with, then the Hamer...
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Which acoustic 12-strings did Glen play?

Postby kvalois » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:16 pm

Hi, everyone:

These may be easy questions for Jay or the other great scholars on the Forum!!!

1) Which acoustic 12-string Ovations did Glen play?
2) What are the Ovation Glen Campbell re-issues of these 12-strings?

Thanks,

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