Joe Walsh with an early St. Blues guitar
(June 1, 2009) -- In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Saint Blues Guitar Workshop
, the Memphis Rock 'n' Soul
museum has created a new exhibit that will feature two displays in the company's honor: The Early Years and The Saint Blues Story.
The Early Years highlights the founders who helped create Saint Blues, and The Saint Blues Story features artifacts from 1984 through 1989, including guitars designed for Eric Clapton
and Billy Squier
. Beginning June 1, the exhibit will be featured in the museum lobby where it will remain until it's moved to a permanent space in 2010.
A public reception is being held at the museum on June 3 from 5-7 p.m. followed by a party at the Hard Rock Cafe, featuring Jack-O & the Tennessee Tearjerkers
. Many of the people involved with St. Blues from the past and present will be in attendance to share stories and memories.
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