According to Birmingham Mail, a music craftsman in Birmingham, England has just delivered a cherry red SG guitar to cancer-stricken BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi. He is now working on another, which will be ready for Tony— who is battling lymphoma — in two months.
Both are replicas of Tony‘s famous “Monkey” SG, crafted by John in 1975. Now in mothballs, the guitar is one of the most famous in the world.
John — head of Jaydee Custom Guitars, a family business he runs with sons Mike and Andy — told the Birmingham Mail Iommi wants a collection of the instruments, all given a “fatigued” finish so they look old.
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