Earlier this week, I got an email from a producer/web engineer at WBEZ.org. It’s the web site for the Chicago Public Radio station. Apparently, Elliot was writing an article about the popularity of the Chicago flag and he saw one of the pictures of the Raven that I made with the Chicago flag graphic on it. He wanted to use (what I thought was) a lousy picture of the guitar, and while I gave him permission, I offered to send better pictures. We corresponded a bit, and he asked if he could quote some of our conversation.
I didn’t really think much would come of it, but I just saw that the article is up on their site now. I’m floored; they even gave me a plug!
...DeWyze’s sentimental need to identify with his former home is shared by a fellow musician, Jon “Sully” Sullivan, who took his love of Chicago and manufactured a line of guitars themed with the city flag.
“When building the guitar and trying to decide on the color, the idea just hit me....