"This is one of my favorites. This is called Little Ricky. It's a mandolin with a whammy bar which tells you all you need to know about Mike Campbell. The thing about it was he was on vacation in Hawaii in thereally late 80s early 90s and just happened to walk into a shop and this was hanging there. And if that's not the one person in the world that can appreciate what this is and how to use it, it's Mike Campbell. A Rickenbacker mandolin with a whammy bar? I mean it's like they were made to find each other. That's how stuff like that kind of happens - the guitar meets the player that it's supposed to be with. He uses this on 'Melinda' which is kind of a jam song but it's kind of spacey," explains Mike Campbell's guitar tech about the Rickenbacker Mini Mandolin Electric Guitar.more
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