On the heals of Gibson announcing the Jimi Hendrix Piano, Gibson’s mandolin and banjo departments did not want to be left out. So, available immediately are the Authentic Hendrix Gibson Purple Haze Mandolin and Authentic Hendrix Gibson Wind Cries Mary Banjo. Both are created to the exacting specifications of the Authentic Hendrix corporation, stating “We at the Authentic Hendrix corporation take pride in upholding the integrity of the Jimi Hendrix brand and are proud to put Jimi’s name on the instruments that he helped push in new directions.”
Clearly I have too much time on my hand and barring another bizarre announcement by the folks at Gibson, this will be my last mock posting.
UPDATE: Gibson seems to be abandoning all their products lately… the Gibson Jimmy Hendrix Piano page is no longer on their website!
So, in case you think I was joking about that as well, here is the Gibson (Baldwin) Jimi Hendrix Piano: