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Gibson Unveils Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul

ZZ Top axe slinger gets a new signature model Les Paul

 

Gibson Guitars has partnered with legendary ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons to launch the new Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul. Gibson are referring to the guitar as a “ground up” version of the Les Paul, with Gibbons providing specific input on how to tweak everything from the electronics to actual construction.

 

The limited edition model sports a maple top, mahogany neck, maple spine, and… Read More

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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 Gibson GuitarTown Auction at Bonhams

The Gibson GuitarTown Charity auction will benefit Los Angeles Fund for Public Education

 

By Alex Baker

 

The 2012 edition of Gibson GuitarTown on the Sunset Strip has come to an end. The exhibition ran for a year and featured giant 10-foot replicas of Gibson Les Paul guitars designed by notable artists. Each guitar was designed to commemorate artists who’d made their mark on the the Sunset… Read More

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Mick Taylor Joins Stones Onstage for “Midnight Rambler”: Video

Guitarist dusts off his hot licks and nearly steals the show with blistering guest shot on Let It Bleed favorite

 

By Alex Baker

 

The debate regarding who was the best Rolling Stones guitarist ever has been raging for the better part of the 50 years the band has been together.

 

Keith is the obvious choice since he’s the only one who’s been in the band continuously, wrote the songs, and undoubtedly had the greatest overall influence on their sound. But someRead More

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