Way too many irreverent snarkage possibilities to be included here, so leave ‘em in the comments. Go for it.
Chet Atkins & Les Paul Limehouse Blues 1978. Wait for the end – Atkins shows that he was playing a fold-up guitar.
[h/t to Anachronistic Decay.]
Here’s a related video from La armonía del vertedero – Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura de Paraguay:
My late Uncle Bunk had what he called a “BoomBass” that consisted of a cookie tin nailed to a 2×3 with a single wire on a bridge that ran up to a fretboard, with tambourine thingys on the top and a spring peg on the bottom. You played it by banging it on the floor and hitting the wire with a notched dowel. It was also painted very nicely, and someone I know still has it.
Bob Lyons plays Jason Mraz’s reggae-ish hit on steel drums in Wellington, Florida December 2009
Have a great weekend, folks, and remember, no man can eat 50 eggs, Easter or not.
Everyone in town said he was a pain in the rear.