"For his touring acoustics, Young has been relying on a trio of Martins, all equipped with Cragg’s stereo FRAP (Flat Audio Response Pickup) transducers: the 1968 D-45 used to record much of 1972’s Harvest; “Hank,” an early Forties D-28 formerly owned by Hank Williams; and a second D-28 that Cragg tunes to what Young calls “A# modal” [low to high: A# F A# D# G A#]," reads [this article](http://www.guitarworld.com/node/2561).more
This guitar was mentioned in Music Radar's interview with Stills. "You know, I don't know specific years. This is not the kind of arcane shit that I remember. I remember cars. [Laughs] I had a Ferrari when we first got money in the Buffalo Springfield. I got a Martin D-45 and a Ferrari."more
"After that, I got into Martins. In 2004, I was on Craig’s List and there was a guy who lives near me who was selling quite a few Martins. I went to meet him, and it was Dave Casper, the former wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders. Being a major Raider fan, it was not only great to meet him and see all the memorabilia around his office but to see all these beautiful guitars. I ended up buying two D-45s from him an ’86 and a ’92 – and two Brazilian D-28s, a ’68, and the other one I think was a ’67. "more
"I bought a couple of nice guitars," explains Roddy, "and I don't want to waste them! My right-hand style was always this terrible hotchpotch of plectrum and fingers, but now I've got the ultimate acoustic - a Martin D-45 - and I'm learning fingerpicking properly. I never realised Chet Atkins stuff was so complicated - but when you've got a great guitar, it makes you want to do it justice. I do a wicked version of Freight Train..."more
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