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Gibson Les Paul ’70s Tribute

The new Les Paul Studio ’70s tribute offers a classic twist on the beloved tone machine

 

By Alex Baker

 

With Gibson having officially deemd 2013 as the “Year of the Les Paul,” the storied American guitar manufacturer will be releasing a number of variations on the iconic Les Paul… Read More

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Gibson Releases Les Paul Custom Lite

Iconic American guitar maker unveils “the most comfortable Les Paul ever”

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Gibson Les Paul. With its humbucking pickups, easy action, classic looks and amazing sustain, it’s the instrument that’s set the standard for rock and roll guitarists for decades. It’s also just about the heaviest guitar on the planet.

 

But Gibson has just unveiled a new, lighter version of the iconic instrument. The Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite sports a… Read More

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The Gibson Harrison-Clapton “Lucy” Les Paul : Presented By Guitar Center

 

Eric Clapton shares his unique background story on the Gibson Harrison-Clapton Lucy Les Paul guitar with some of his most memorable moments. In collaboration with the George Harrison Estate and Eric Clapton, this historical guitar will be limited edition of just 100 guitars worldwide, available in America EXCLUSIVELY through Guitar Center March 21, 2013. guitarcenter.com/clapton

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The $10,000 Acoustic Guitar: Gibson Custom Shop

 

 

Check this cool video “The Making of Gibson’s Master Museum Acoustic Guitars” for insights into the construction of hand-crafted custom original Gibson acoustics–these instruments are among the best of the best.

 

The acoustic guitar market is in a very interesting position when compared to the electric guitar.  While a vintage market exists, it has not become nearly as inflated from a price perspective as the electric vintage guitar market.

 

This is interesting because the woods used in very desirable acoustic guitars of the past include… Read More

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