In this screenshot from an entry by John Frusciante on [his official website](http://johnfrusciante.com/article/hello-audience), he talks about using his Mosrite Ventures guitar on recordings of unreleased music of his past: "I have put up a 19 minute group of 6 songs recorded on 4-track cassette in May 2010, the instrumentation being 3 guitars and one drum machine. It is a bunch of weird anti-rock star guitar solos, played mainly on a Mosrite Ventures guitar..."more
Johnny is seen in this image playing his Mosrite Ventures II. *Rolling Stone* writes in [this article](http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/100-greatest-guitarists-20111123/johnny-ramone-20111122) "John Cummings made his name with an inexpensive Mosrite guitar, on which he hammered out high-speed downstroked barre chords in a slashing, minimalist style that appropriately became known as 'buzzsaw.'" [This article from *Premier Guitar*](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Maximum_Energy_The_Gear_of_the_Original_Punks_) writes "Johnny relied on a Mosrite Ventures II model guitar. He often said that he went to 48th Street in Manhattan—music row—looking for the cheapest guitar he could find. This is true, but he was also looking for something that would separate him visually from the soft-rock players of the day. Made only in 1965, the Ventures II model was the company’s entry-level Mosrite guitar, and it had a basswood slab body, a thin and fast neck, plastic trim and knobs, and single-coil pickups."more
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