Posts Tagged ‘Sons of Maxwell’

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October 31, 2009

UNITED BREAKS GUITARS
SONG ONE

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Dave Carroll

Dave Carroll’s now-legendary United Breaks Guitar songs are a terrific example of how to deal with conflict. Instead of ranting and raging and threatening legal action, a little creativity and humor can go a long, long way.

The singer-songwriter, who formed a duo called Sons of Maxwell with his brother, Don, was on a United Airlines flight in 2008 and . . . well . . . I’ll let Dave tell the story:

In the spring of 2008, Sons of Maxwell were traveling to Nebraska for a one-week tour and my Taylor guitar was witnessed being thrown by United Airlines baggage handlers in (more…)