Anonymous customer buys 'the Pantera guitar' for young guitarist in Colorado
Thursday, January 13, 2022
About the time the guitar was purchased, Fallon and his family had moved to Texas. Fallon didn't get the gift until about eight months later when he and the family came back to Colorado for a visit.
A MARTINEZ, HOST:
Good morning. I'm A Martinez. When it was time to shred, Pantera's late guitarist Dimebag Darrell played this cool guitar shaped like an X. When a Colorado kid named Fallon saw the same model at his local guitar store, he was hooked. He played it every time he stopped in. And one day after he left, an anonymous customer bought it for him. And there the guitar sat; Fallon had moved to Texas. Eight months later, Fallon was back in town. He visited the store and found his new guitar waiting for him. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.View this story on npr.org