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By Robert Medley
The Oklahoman 

Oklahoma man reunited with guitar after nearly 60 years


December 9, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It had been almost six decades since pedal steel guitar player Jerry Horner had seen the long-lost Fender Stringmaster.

Horner, 82, had driven from Tahlequah to the northwest Oklahoma City home of singer and Oklahoma music aficionado, T.J. Mayes.

Mayes and Horner had never met, but they shared a bond that was about to be back in Horner's possession: a pedal steel guitar forfeited when Horner couldn't pay the bill for work he asked to be done on it.

Mayes, who acquired the instrument about three years ago, decided to return it to Horner after learning the story of the...

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