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. 

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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Richard Bienstock

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.