The Smith Family Melobar Guitar - the real story of Melobar from Ted Smith -


We will be listing Melobar players and their guitars here as part of the Melobar family - may take a while but send me your shot playing Melobar and eventually I'll get them all on there.   What Melobar is good for...:)

The Great Paul Franklin on a Melobar Teleratt

Dad and Arlen Roth in the 80's

Dad with BB King NAMM late 80's

 Cindy Cashdollar on Austin City Limits with Charlie Daniels

Rusty Young of course was the Original

And Lindley was the greatest Melobar player

Steve Fishell, one of the nicest men you will ever meet.

Glenn, the wildest Melobar player

I never saw Neal play his on stage but he did introduce me to Steve Perry which was cool

Great Friend Troy Klontz, ask him about our Elk sighting in Sweet years ago :) Melobar on Country Music Awards Boot Scoot Boogie (See Troy on left)

One of the fathers of the Melobar double neck Melobar was Dean Black, watch him on an early model Steelgitr model Melobar Click for video

Smith Curry

ACM national television shot of Melobar with good bud' Jeff Peterson

click for Nice Tribute to Rusty Young of Poco

John Rickard first man on stage with the Steelgitr
Then and
still being played today
Jammin' while standing on Route 66 Oatmen Arizona

Special mention to Travis Mattson for saving the very first Melobar ever built by Walt Smith that started the tilt neck design

I know there are a lot more out there, send me your photos and I'll get them on the blog somewhere for sure.