The Dano '63 Baritone
is an electric guitar
made by Danelectro
. It is based on the 1963 Silvertone 1457
guitar but with a longer 29.5 inch neck. The guitar is tuned a fourth lower than a standard guitar for a deeper sound. Baritone guitars gave Spaghetti Westerns
soundtracks their distinctive sound. The guitar retails for $349. In March 2008, the '63 Baritone was among 7 baritones reviewed by Guitar Player
. The reviewer enjoyed it, saying "this guitar’s charms are numerous enough that I found hating on it virtually impossible." He lauded it for it's clarity, noting it's "colorful highs and plenty of full-spectrum snap in all three pickup settings. The baritone was favorably reviewed in the May 2008 issue of Guitarist
magazine, earning the title of "Guitarist Choice.