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Moore gets his guitar back

Sunday, March 14, 2010 – Justin Moore got his guitar back thanks to a Detroit disc jockey. Moore played a concert on Saturday in Michigan.

Moore was not happy and appealed for the return of his guitar. "I got my guitar!!!," he wrote in a Twitter post. "Thank yall for all your help too! And thank you to the guy for doing the right thing."

Disc jockey Dr. Don of WYCD Detroit said, "The guy who took it heard about this post on WYCD.com and arranged to return it to me. Man, it felt like a scene out of a movie as I met one of the guy's friends in a pre-arranged location Sunday to get the guitar back. Texted photos of it to Justin who called to thank the guy. And I want to thank the guy who took it for owning up and doing the right thing."

Here's an excerpt from the apology letter stuck in the case:

"Look, man, I (messed) up major, man. It was a drunken mistake. I love your music so much!! God will get me for what I have done. Well, hope to see you in MI soon. But I would like to deeply and sincerely apologize for what I've done. Like your wonderful song, "how I Got To Be This Way," we all make mistakes. ... I'm going out and buying 50 of your CDs today. I hope and pray you have a wonderful long career. ... I'm sure you got some yelling and punching of me to do."

"I love a story with a happy ending. But I told Justin, 'Next concert, leave the good guitar at home and play a rental.'"

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: We Banjo 3 beaks down the barriers – The joy is palpable when the music is of the Irish variety. And when you combine that with a typically uptempo bluegrass sound - We Banjo 3 labels its style of music Celtgrass - let's say it makes for one fun night. The group, which has been around since 2011, is a quartet from Galway Ireland comprised of two sets of brothers - the cool looking... »»»
Concert Review: Gayle, Orlando provide good old-fashioned entertainment – Although this pairing of country star Crystal Gayle and Tony Orlando may have - on the surface - appeared to be an odd one, tonight's audience demonstratively loved each performer equally. It was an evening of memorable songs, fun and funny stories and just good old-fashioned entertainment. Gayle opened the show with a strong set of country... »»»
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