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’63, first selling Italian-made guitars, but quickly adding Japanese models to its rather eclectic line.

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The popularity of Belafonte, coupled, no doubt, with the somewhat related “beatnik” craze (poetry, dark sunglasses, coffee houses, and guitars), caused a surge in demand for bongo drums.

Jack and his former boss decided to start a business importing hand-tunable bongos made by Pearl in Japan.

VG recently had the pleasure of a number of long conversations with Westheimer, and we’d like to share some of what we learned, and use the opportunity to document the brand he’s currently most associated with – Cort.

Some of what you are about to read will correct previous misinformation that has been perpetuated here and by other sources.

In fact, these days, where a product is made is almost irrelevant to the consumer. Indeed, from the middle of the 19th Century until the 1960s, inexpensive guitars were the province of American mass manufacturers with names such as Haynes, Lyon & Healy, Regal, Stewart, Oscar Schmidt, Harmony, Stromberg-Voisinet, Kay, Valco, and the United Guitar Company.

We’re in a global economy; Mc Luhan’s global village instantaneously connected with e-mail. How did we arrive at our current state of affairs, and who is responsible?

A sneak peek is provided by an undated (probably ’64) Imperial catalog.

Imperial was a Chicago-area accordion manufacturer that got into guitars in ca.

Into Guitars The budding bongo boom quickly expanded into importing drum kits made by Pearl.

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