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1994 Gibson 100th Anniversary EDS-1275

100th Anniversary EDS-1275
Case:
OHSC
Color:
Black
Condition:
Exceptionally Fine
Price:
$7,995.00
Description:
On the rare occasions where we have encountered one of these 100th Anniversary guitars, there has been a single recurring event: the ring was missing from the case- every time, so when I spotted Lee looking at this guitar from across the room at the Chattanooga guitar show, I made a beeline for him, thinking to myself, "I'll bet you a million dollars the ring is gone". As I sidled up to the table where he was looking this 1275 over, I asked him, "Is the ring missing?" and he said, "Believe it or not, Cub, it's here". Then, we looked at each other and simultaneously said, "WHO GOT DA RANG?" and burst into laughter. It was an obvious inside joke, so in typical Elk fashion, please allow me to explain...

I have a good friend, Jeff who got married about five or six years ago to his second wife, Lisa. It was a beautifully multicultural event, which also made for an interesting afternoon. Jeff is American, born and raised in Georgia. His wife, Lisa is Korean, so we now have two of the three gears in the cog. Lisa's mother wanted the reception catered with traditional Korean food and that's fine- most everybody I know loves Asian food, but here's where it got interesting.

The minister that officiated the wedding was a black Baptist preacher and a good friend of Jeff's. Besides being a pastor, he owned was pretty much a one-stop-shop wedding service, which included everything from arranging the limo to catering to providing the music for the ceremony. It was basically a "buy it here and get yourself a package price deal" kind of thing. The pastor's side of the catering was soul food, so you can imagine what the reception buffet looked like; collard greens and cornbread sitting next to fried rice. I thought that it was a grand sight myself, but it made for a little tension between the pastor's wife and the mother-in-law. Let's just say that it "heightened" the feelings that the wedding party was having that day. I won't go into the limo part of the deal, but again, let's just say that it involved a quite raucous bachelor party using the same limo the night before the wedding and now you may imagine all of the things that go along with a Saturday night bachelor party in Georgia. All of the things...

So, it was now time for the bride to walk down the aisle and join her future beloved in betrothed bliss. Everybody in the room turned to see Lisa come down and she was beautiful in her white gown. Just lovely. Jeff was at the front with Pastor, watching her slowly walk between the two sides of the families on a bed of rose petals. Man, you know how it is at weddings; everybody has such a warm feeling and all of the married women are looking deeply into their husband's eyes as if it were their wedding day. Hearts are aflutter, everybody is dressed up nice and it's such a happy and sunshiny day. Sorry, I drifted in all that bliss...

Lisa arrived at the front and stood beside Jeff. They joined hands and Pastor begin his official officiating. Everyone was so lovingly captivated, none of us dared to take a breath. It was as if time stood still and at the moment when the minister should have quietly looked at Jeff and asked, "Do you have the ring?", Pastor very loudly roared, "WHO GOT DA RANG?" Scared the shit out of everybody in the room and before we could recover, he leaned back and bellowed even louder, "I SAID, WHO GOT DA RANG?" The best man was Jeff's older brother, Robbie, who just stood frozen, staring at Pastor until he could come out of his state of shock and fumble into his pocket to produce the ring. Matter of fact, I don't think anybody in the room moved except Pastor, who then calmly continued on with the service. They finished up, did the "You may now kiss your bride" thing and walked back down the aisle. After that, we had a huge time at the reception, dancing, drinking, and celebrating the newlywed's special day. It was later on in the evening when Robbie and I had a few good drinks in us and were going back over the day's events. When we got to the "Who got da rang?" part, we literally laughed so hard, tears were streaming down our cheeks and we couldn't breathe. It's one of the few moments in my life where I can recall an event and instantly get a huge grin across my face, exactly like I have right now. Later on, I relayed the wedding events to Lee and when I got to that crazy moment in the wedding, I had him belly-laughing out loud over the phone, just from my recollection of the day. So, if you are ever at a guitar show and hear two guys yell, "WHO GOT DA RANG?", you'll know it's us. Come on over if you want and we'll all have a good laugh!

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