Inspired by Carrie Brownstein's latest post at Monitor Mix...
Kim Gordon's Snoopy-stickered Gibson bass
Ricky Wilson's blue Mosrite on the back cover of The B-52's
Paul McCartney's Rickenbacker 4001
The handwritten lyrics to Nas' "It Ain't Hard to Tell"
And there could be several hundred more, but with Thanksgiving in my belly, this quartet of touchstone items will have to do.