Thurston Moore’s Guitar Was Stolen From The 22nd Street Best Western Because Of Course It Was

Via the Sonic Youth Facebook page:

Hi — Thurston Moore had his 1966 (circa) Fender Jazzmaster stolen from the Best Western in Philadelphia (501 N 22nd St) last night 12-12-12 around 12 midnight. It’s Thurston’s iconic Sonic Youth black Jazzmaster with all the stickers on its body. Here’s a couple of photos. A police report has been filed. Please email us if anyone tries to sell this relic to yur store, it would be appreciated. Please forward to other guitar stores you may know in the area.



When will people learn to stop playing guitar in Philadelphia?

  • Mike

    Wow. Was every other hotel in the city booked?

  • Allan Smithee

    re: Wow. Was every other hotel in the city booked?
    Actually, that hotel is very clean and inexpensive.

  • Sara Sherr

    This is where the promoter in me reminds bands playing Philly to bring their gear inside after the gig (hotel room or friend’s house) instead of leaving it in your car or van. A pain in the ass, but worth it for your piece of mind. I hope Thurston gets his guitar back.