date_range 1967

Duane Allman’s 1960s Coral Electric Sitar

Duane used an electric sitar with Hour Glass on the cover of the Beatles track “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)” which appeared on the band’s second album, and at the Muscle Shoals studios with King Kurtis on the track “Games People Play”.

According to Anathalee G. Sandlin (Johnny Sandlin’s wife and author of the book “A Never-Ending Groove”), Duane received the sitar from Liberty Records – the band’s record label:

Johnny said when the Coral sitars came out someone gave one to Liberty who in turn gave it to Duane. That’s how he got the first sitar he played. [bigann – Hittin’ The Web with the Allman Brothers Band Forum]

arrow_leftBack to Duane Allman Gear Page
GroundGuitar Counts on Your Criticism and Feedback

In case you notice anything wrong with the information posted on this page, or you have knowledge of something that you would like to share, be sure to leave a comment below. Every sentence on this page can be rewritten if proven false, and any additional information, given that it is credibile, will be added.

Only through rigorous criticism, and through collective knowledge of people interested in the subject, we will eventually arive to something that can be called definitive and authoritative.

In case you want to talk to me directly (piece of gear is missing, sending photos, etc.), please use the mail_outline Contact Form and I will get back to you as soon as possible. (Dan)

Leave a Reply

avatar
  Subscribe  
Notify of
menu