Music Trades February 2008 Review
Back in November 2007, when Tommy Shaw’s enthusiastic blogging leaked the news that Taylor was making a solid body electric, Music Trades editor Brian Majeski was on the horn asking the obvious question: “Why would Bob Taylor introduce a solid body electric into a crowded, tradition-bound market?” In the subsequent interview with Bob and two of his design team specialists, Brian Swerdfeger and David Hosler, Bob himself puts forth the idea that it wasn’t something he’d actually planned on doing. His stock response to the question of when he would build a solid body electric had always been, “I’ll only do it when we come up with a really original design. We’re not going to make another Fender or Gibson copy.”
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