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Whether due to financial shortcomings, boredom, space constraints or restlessness, every guitarist has a tale of the "one that got away," an instrument that we should have held onto, but, somehow, didn't.  

In the case of Bill Frisell, the one that got away was a custom 1968 Gibson ES-175. In his 20s, while the young musician was still discovering his singular voice, the Gibson was his main guitar and constant companion. And then, in a move he'd regret for decades, he sold it. READ THE FULL Fretboard Journal ARTICLE.