Friday, July 10, 2009

United (Airlines) Breaks Guitars

By now you are familiar with the story:

"In the spring of 2008, Sons of Maxwell were traveling to Nebraska for a one-week tour and my Taylor guitar was witnessed being thrown by United Airlines baggage handlers in Chicago. I discovered later that the $3500 guitar was severely damaged. They didnt deny the experience occurred but for nine months the various people I communicated with put the responsibility for dealing with the damage on everyone other than themselves and finally said they would do nothing to compensate me for my loss. So I promised the last person to finally say no to compensation (Ms. Irlweg) that I would write and produce three songs about my experience with United Airlines and make videos for each to be viewed online by anyone in the world."

United has been punked big time by this musician, and they deserve every bit of it. So here's to helping spread the word:

1 comment:

PeterB said...

Thanks for spreading the word. Have you seen this one about Irvin Leroux. He lost more than a guitar.