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Brian's first copy and main backup from 1975ish till 1982, built by luthiers John Birch and John Diggins. It had flaws which created unstable tuning and a stressful show in New Jersey 1982 saw the guitar flying over the Vox stack and landing in 3 pieces. Eventually sent away to Fender's John Page and returned 20 years later, it was repaired and once again resides in Brian's private collection as a memento of the Queen days. “I suppose you know the story of its demise? Did I throw it over the amps in a fit of pique? Well, obviously I would never do that… [laughs]. But yes, I think that’s what happened. The featured link shows the guitar during it's use during the "Spread Your Wings" music video.
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