From The Archives…Celtic Fest

Celtic Fest Nashville, TN
Celtic Festival – Nashville, TN. LtoR- Jimmy Moore, Peter Brady, Elizabeth Reed, Michael Snow
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Instrumental Musings … Springfield EWJ-20CE

Springfield EWJ-20CE
Springfield EWJ-20CE photographed by JOtwell (click to buy)

SPRINGFIELD EWJ-20CE

Clive Gregson and I had heard rumors that there was a store in the sleepy town of Springfield, TN, that  was importing and distributing a hot line of Korean-made instruments of very high quality, so we headed up into the country one fine summers’ day to investigate. We found the store in the old town square, and there was, indeed a shop full of gorgeous guitars, acoustic basses, and mandolins, all bearing the logo “Springfield”. We were the only customers, and they seemed pleased to have two Brits in their backwater as we sat down and began trying things out. At the end of a pleasant afternoon of playing, I had test driven every acoustic bass they had, and this one just stood out, and the price was sooo right. It came with a beautiful case, too- can’t go wrong, can you?