Ovation guitar factory in Connecticut closing this summer after 47 years

  • by: DAVE COLLINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 12:40 PM

HARTFORD, Conn. — An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that produced instruments for music legends from Paul Simon to Cat Stevens to Glen Campbell will be closing in June after 47 years and production of the Ovation line in the United States will stop, the manufacturer's parent company told the shop's 46 workers this week.

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