Guitars a Bright Spot in Mexican Town Making guitars is one of the few industries in the small mountain village of Paracho, in the central Mexican state of Michoacan. Since the 16th century, very little has changed in the way the guitars are built. But guitar professionals -- as well as beginners -- are making the town's tradition very popular these days. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

Guitars a Bright Spot in Mexican Town

Guitars a Bright Spot in Mexican Town

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Making guitars is one of the few industries in the small mountain village of Paracho, in the central Mexican state of Michoacan. Since the 16th century, very little has changed in the way the guitars are built. But guitar professionals — as well as beginners — are making the town's tradition very popular these days. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.