Guitars Of The Week:
The Week of November, 23 2003 through November, 24 2003

Crowdster Acoustic
Maple Top on Mahogany
Cajun Red with Binding

It’s about music, so why not sing with us!

Brian’s Back
(Sung to the tune of “My Boyfriend’s Back”)

Brian’s back and you’re gonna be in trouble
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

He was “The Guy” at The Brook Mays Pro Shop
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

But something went wrong and they said he’d gone forever
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

Everyone in Dallas loved his reputation
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

But now he’s back and music is the answer
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

Anderson guitars are his very, very favorite
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s…
obviously a highly intelligent, talented and extremely knowledgeable
musician who knows the best guitars when he hears them and plays
them…he’s so smart
Brian’s back

Yea, Brian’s back
And everyone is happy
Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back

What are we singing about? Well, Brian Harris of course! Not mere man, but truly one of the most gifted people in his field of expertise. He is more than master of the Brook Mays Pro Shop and host of the Anderson Alley website, he is the mystic Sherpa of Dallas whose pure inborn gifts and talents allow him to act as a most skilled guitar guide to all who seek and appreciate the best. He has reliably escorted many up the slopes of the highest musical mountains and allowed them to look down from above with increased auditory wisdom. Some believe his knowledge to be almost infinite. Others say it is a gift given him from on high.

But there was one day not too long ago, because of his great talents, that Brian was moved up the corporate ladder and away from all those who loved and depended on him for safe passage through the rugged terrain of cool and necessary musical instrumentation. Lamenting cries of desperation could be heard throughout Dallas and beyond as all, from hobbyist to skilled artists, wandered aimlessly in search of tonal assistance.

Well now there is dancing and rejoicing in the streets for as we sung above, “Hey la, hey la, Brian’s back.” Their friend and Sherpa has returned, and that is a good thing…a very good thing!

But while he was away from the proverbial party, he missed the debut of one of the most monumental manifestations to ever make an appearance on the live-music scene—something that has changed the way every guitarist is able to relate and communicate their heartfelt music to an audience. Conveying acoustic guitar tones has never been so effortless or so rewarding. I know, I can hear you gasp from here. Yes, you are correct. He missed the premiere of the Crowdster Acoustic!

While we are talking, this very first Cajun Red, Crowdster could be arriving at the door of the Brook Mays Pro Shop in Dallas. Brian is probably unwrapping it right about now. He will not be able but to admire its comfortable, mid-sized, cut-away, acoustic-styled body as he becomes completely enraptured with its sleek, medium-sized, acoustic-guitar-feeling neck. He will be drawn in and before he knows it will be negotiating in-tune chording above the 12th fret—as well as everywhere else along its dark, rich-looking fingerboard while its bluish-silver Stainless Steel frets shimmer under the lights.

But nothing can prepare him for what he will experience as he plugs the Crowdster Acoustic into a PA or high-quality acoustic guitar amp for the first time. Unrestrained, plugged-in acoustic guitar tones will resound throughout the room with no chance of feedback as rich unbounded low-end frequencies are unleashed at will while its defining high-end sparkles with sweet musical definition.

We cannot wait for the reports from Dallas as Musical Sherpa meets Crowdster Acoustic for the very first time. Talk about standing atop the highest musical mountains on earth!


• MODEL: – Crowdster Acoustic

• FINISH: – Cajun Red with Binding

• BODY WOOD: – Quilted Maple Top with Mahogany Back


• NECK WOOD: – Mahogany with African Rosewood Fingerboard



• NECK BACKSHAPE: – Crowdster Standard

• NUT WIDTH: – 1.73-inch

• SCALE LENGTH: – 24 3/4-inch

• FRETS: – Small—Exclusive Anderson Stainless Steel

• BRIDGE: – Ebony Acoustic

• TUNING GEAR: – Split Shaft


• PICKUP: – Anderson EQed LR Baggs Piezo

• CONTROLS: – Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass

• STRING GAUGE REQUESTED: – .012-.053 Elixir Nanoweb Acoustic Guitar

• DESTINATION/LOCATION: – Brook Mays Pro Shop/Dallas, Texas

• 10-27-03P

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