What This Country Needs…

larry photo for blogI was giving some thought to some identifying mark or symbol I could use on my cigar box guitar builds. One idea that crossed my mind was to glue a nickel on each creation. The idea came from a famous quote of the early 20th Century, “What this country needs is a good five cent cigar.” The quote is inaccurately attributed to a 1917 comment by Thomas Riley Marshall, a Democrat serving in the US Senate.

The source of information also included several other quotes that begin with, “What this country needs,” declarations. I got a chuckle out of several. Check ’em out, click HERE.

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