A toast to Leo Fender...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by twinjet, Mar 22, 2017.

  1. twinjet

    twinjet Powered by GE90s; fueled with coffee. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2008
    49
    It dawned upon me, on March 21st, 2017 at 10:45 pm AST, that Leo Fender died today 26 years ago. Bewildered by the fact that I hadn't toasted either of my two brews in his name, I had to go out and buy a third.

    To your name, legacy and honor, Mr Clarence Leo Fender, I raise my drink in toast. Music as we know it would not be the same without your genius inventions. Whether by a Fender, Music Man or G&L instrument, I think all of us can agree that you and your work changed many lives and made many dreams come true.

    Thank you, Leo.

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  2. Stumbo

    Stumbo Guest

    Feb 11, 2008
    Here's to the real music man! RIP, Mr. Fender.
     
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  3. nixdad

    nixdad

    Aug 15, 2008
    Los Angeles, CA
    I'm in!
     
  4. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Gold Supporting Member

    i will try to toast him everyday, from now on, around 5pm (except weekends). :thumbsup:
     
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  5. bassdude51

    bassdude51 "You never even called me by my name." Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2008
    Central Ohio
    As soon as it hits "beer thirty", I'm having one of them! (one?)

    Does 10:30 AM qualify for "beer thirty"?

    As of Jan. 2017............a little piece of Leo Fender history resides in my house.
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  6. pacojas

    pacojas "FYYA BUN"

    Oct 11, 2009
    MEXICANADAMERICA
    above and beyond his obvious crowning achievements i hold my cup high, to Leo Fender, for his most overlooked significance,..
    saving the universe from "Double Bass Hell"!!! :woot: :bassist::hyper::bassist::thumbsup::D
     
  7. Linnin

    Linnin

    Jul 19, 2012
    Linningrad, Earth
    Bourbon & Cheers!
     
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  8. twinjet

    twinjet Powered by GE90s; fueled with coffee. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2008
    49
    If I expected anyone to also toast, it would be you. I'm glad you did!
     
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