Get the psychedelic sounds of the ‘60s for a whole lot less with $200 off the Danelectro Baby Sitar

Danelectro Baby Sitar
(Image credit: Danelectro)

When The Beatles' George Harrison and The Rolling Stones' Brian Jones first brought the sounds of the sitar to Western rock music with Norwegian Wood and Paint it Black, respectively, it had guitarists everywhere wondering how they could create similar sounds without having to learn the famously difficult sitar themselves. 

In stepped Danelectro, who streamlined the instrument into a six-stringer guitarists wouldn't have trouble finding their way around – an instrument that has, more than half a century later, been rebooted as the Baby Sitar.

Danelectro Baby Sitar: Was $599, Now $399!

Danelectro Baby Sitar: Was $599, Now $399!
This unique instrument is a breeze to play, fascinating to look at and brings the traditional sounds of a notoriously-difficult-to-master instrument to your fingertips with great panache

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.