The guitar, now worth close to $40,000, has become an icon as the signage for Las Vegas' two Hard Rock Cafes. The original piece, and still one of Stone's favorites, remains at the Hard Rock Hotel. Like every good curator, Stone knows all the stories, rumors and scratches behind nearly all of Hard Rock's major pieces. Hard Rock. 3.6M likes. Born in London to two Americans, now a citizen of the world.