Saint Blues guitars quickly got into the hands of Eric Clapton, Bono, Albert King, Rick Derringer, Elliot Easton, Marshall Crenshaw, Glen Frey, Billy Gibbons and more. In 1989, St. Blues shut down due to an unauthorized advertisement which had Eric Clapton’s name.
In 2005 a private group relaunched Saint Blues under a corporate holding company called Legendary Gear with Tom Keckler behind the design and quality control. The company has a Pro Series built in Korea (sharing a manufacturer with Gretsch) and a Workshop series built here in the USA. All Saint Blues guitars are finished and set up in Memphis. They currently make many models including the Andrew Wells VanWyngarden (of MGMT) Signature Model. The Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum has a permanent exhibit to honor the 25th anniversary of the creation of Saint Blues Guitar Workshops.