Music man amp dating who is timothy oliphant dating
G&L was incorporated May 1980, although some early models with the moniker "G&L" have body dates from March 1980.In November 1979, Leo had enough of Music Man's pressure and the ties were cut. It was called the Cutlass and the two pickup variant, the Cutlass II.White had worked with Leo Fender since 1954, in the very early days of the Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company as the plant manager, eventually becoming vice president, and stayed on after the company was sold to CBS, but grew unhappy with their management and resigned in 1966.Fender did not like the corporate name, so it changed first to Musitek, Inc., and in January 1974 the final name, Music Man, appeared.
By 1976, it had built a manufacturing facility for musical instruments, and was contracted to make Music Man products.In June 1976, production started on guitars and in August basses followed.These instruments were designed by Fender and White.In 1974, the company started producing its first product, an amplifier designed by Leo Fender and Tom Walker called the "Sixty Five," a hybrid of tube and solid-state technology that players characterized as "loud as hell." The number of designs rapidly increased, and 15 of the 28 pages from the 1976 catalogue were dedicated to amplification.In 1975, Fender's legal restriction expired and, after a vote of the board, he was named the president of Music Man.