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2012 Carolina Guitar Show – August 25 & 26 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, at the Metrolina Expo, I-77, Exit 16A, 7100 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269. For more info, contact Bee-3 Vintage (828) 298-2197
In Gibson Guitar history there is a select group that was/is accomplished enough to have Gibson put their name on a signature model guitar. Les Paul is of course the default pick in this group, but others such as Barney Kessel, Tal Farlow, and Trini Lopez are also members of this elite group. Yes, one of the chosen ones was Trini Lopez, the actor from the 60′s cult war film The Dirty Dozen and a music performer of whom Peter, Paul and Mary once retorted, “Our next album is… Read More
1966 Gibson EB-0: Good Enough for Jack Bruce, The Jackson Five
So ’66 was a heck of a year for Gibson Bass guitars. They issued five distinct basses that would become relatively popular over the years. Though you won’t find a Gibson Ripper or Gibson Grabber in the 1966 catalog (they weren’t issued until 1973), the company’s full line of instruments included a Thunderbird model and two electric basses with SG-style bodies that would go on to become iconic in their own right—even to this day.
Check out our Gibson Guitar Gift Guide, with a few amazing instruments for your consideration.
For the Newer Player
Gibson Les Paul Studio 60’s Tribute
In honor of unique incarnations of the Les Paul from the 1960s, Gibson USA is proud to present the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute. With the fast SlimTaper™ neck and the P-90 pickups that appeared on the Les Paul when it was reintroduced in 1968, the Les Paul Studio ’60s Tribute… Read More