John Diggins has just delivered a cherry red SG guitar to the Handsworth-born founder of Black Sabbath.
And he’s now working on another, which will be ready for Tony – who is battling lymphoma – in two months.
Both are replicas of Tony’s famous ‘Monkey’ SG, crafted by John in 1975. Now in mothballs, the guitar is one of the most famous in the world.
John – head of Jaydee Custom Guitars, a family business he runs with sons Mike and Andy – told the Mail Iommi wants a collection of the instruments, all given a ‘fatigued’ finish so they look old.
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