Wah Wah Watson and Len Wood are donating proceeds that result from the sale of the custom made "I Want You" guitar aka the WWW guitar. Pictured above is Berry Gordy Jr. and Wah Wah Watson at a private vip event in Beverly Hills signing the " I Want You" Guitar will be signed by Berry Gordy Jr. and Wah Wah Watson making it truly a one of of kind peice that will go up for public sale soon.
The WWW Guitar has been personalized by Berry Gordy Jr. and Watson making this instrument the only one of its kind in existence that is personally inscribed by the man that created Motown Records and the man that played a major role in the Motown Sound.
The Wah Wah Watson (WWW) "I want you" guitar is a unique collector’s instrument designed by Wah Wah Watson, Len Wood, and built by Tom Ribbecke which has each of Wah Wah's special effects done in special all gold mother of pearl in the fingerboard. "I Want You" is inlaid at the 13th fret of the instrument in script. Each tuning key has the letter W inlaid into itself.
The instrument has been on tour with Maxwell and played by Wah Wah at the Grammy Awards and on David Letterman. It is a Halfling design with two custom humbuckers with a maple back and finished in a custom sunburst. It is the only halfling inlaid by David Nichols during the last 9 years of Ribbecke's luthiery career.
Wah Wah Watson's un-mistakable guitar sound and style can be heard on the original Marvin Gaye Recording "I Want You".