The company history Collings could be a typical example of the so-famous "The American Dream". After Bill Collings early 70s studying medicine threw his dream to realize the best To build steel string guitars in the world. He moved from Ohio to Austin, Texas and founded in 1973 Collings Guitars. Its exceptional quality and the meticulous detail of his instruments was speaking very fast in the scene. In 1989, then thanks to an order of 24 custom shop models, the well-known dealer in the market "Gruhn Guitars" The big breakthrough.
Bill Collings puts great emphasis to the fact that his instruments are still in the traditional American style built with the utmost care and precision by hand. These records Collings guitars even the vintage-oriented sound that loud with a direct statement, powerful, balanced and very precise in the middle of absolutely brilliant.
Looking through today in the customer file of Collings we find names like Keith Richards, Lyle Lovett, Pete Townshend, Emmylou Harris, Andy Summers, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Joni Mitchell, Don Felder, John Sebastian, Brian May, Joan Baez, John Prine, Nigel Tufnel of Spinal Tap, Lou Reed, Laurence Juber, Steven Spielberg and many others.