New Guitar Day: 2011 Guitar Center Exclusive – 1960 Les Paul Standard Aged (G0) with Jimmy Page Wiring

Well I went on a P-90 binge lately, and found myself with no 2-humbucker guitars.  That had to be rectified.  So here we are. There she is, my first relic type guitar, 8.3 pounds. Just picked up this G0 this morning and put it through its paces – I really love all the different tones … More New Guitar Day: 2011 Guitar Center Exclusive – 1960 Les Paul Standard Aged (G0) with Jimmy Page Wiring

New Guitar Day: 1968 Gibson Sparkling Burgundy ES-330TD

The ES-330.  A little-known guitar in Johnny Marr’s stable during The Smiths era.  You get a brief peek at it during this 1984 Top of the Pops performance of Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now:   That’s a 60s burst, and I was on the hunt, but then I came across this beast in Chelsea (NYC):   … More New Guitar Day: 1968 Gibson Sparkling Burgundy ES-330TD

1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.

First of all, there are far better authorities on this particular guitar than me, so here’s a link to give credit where credit is due: http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/norlin-years/275412-1954-les-paul-custom-bb-vs-1972-reissue-54-custom-bb-concluded.html Wow, that guy did the homework. My serial number checks out as a 1972, since the 6 digit number after the LE starts with a 7, which puts it … More 1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.

None More Black.

Here is my new (to me) 1997 Ebony R8. All ebony, front back sides neck. Got it from a fellow TGPer earlier this year. Here is his pic, which does it the most justice: And the other currently owned? From 1979, my Jetglo Ric 360-12! But how about the ones I’ve owned in yesteryear? OK. … More None More Black.