“Hey, Josh, here borrow mine, you’ll never get the old Stella to play.” ” Let me try a few things…see what I can make of it .”
He experimented with the fretting, tuned the old guitar up, and then his face lit up in a grin. From his pocket, he pulled a smooth brass tube and began to play a Delta blues tune using the old Stella as if it had always been a slide guitarist instrument.
When he ended, we were all both impressed and confounded. He had made music on an instrument we believed to worthless. “Hey, Wes, My ax was stolen last week, can I buy the Stella from you?”
Everyone in the circle stared at Josh. Pay money for it?
“Tell you what Josh, you can have the guitar. Just play some more.”