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Dolly Parton is auctioning off a custom-designed “9 to 5” Oscar Schmidt acoustic for charity

Dolly Parton is auctioning a "9 to 5" Oscar Schmidt guitar
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Dolly Parton has teamed up with the Grand Ole Opry’s Opry Trust Fund to auction a one-of-kind Oscar Schmidt “9 to 5” acoustic guitar.

The commemorative, custom-designed instrument celebrates Parton’s 1980 song of the same name as well as the Opry’s 95th anniversary, and is autographed by Dolly herself. 

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Dolly Parton is auctioning a "9 to 5" Oscar Schmidt acoustic

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Dolly Parton is auctioning a "9 to 5" Oscar Schmidt guitar

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Dolly Parton is auctioning a "9 to 5" Oscar Schmidt guitar

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Proceeds will benefit music industry professionals who have been affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bidding is currently at $7,100, and the auction closes on February 19 at 3:00 PM EST.

For more information or to place a bid, head to Charity Buzz.

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.