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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1962 Gibson ES-175D

I’d been quietly looking for one of these guitars for years and was very happy to find this one. It’s a great sounding and playing Gibson ES-175D which was made late 1961/early 1962. It has 2 excellent sounding PAF pickups and is from what is considered the holy grail period of 175s. […]

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Vintage Guitar Scene: 1962 Gibson J-200N – Blonde

I was always in awe of Gibson J200 guitars. I first saw and heard the one that was used on The Shadows version of Apache. That guitar was borrowed from Cliff Richard. Bruce Welch from The Shadows played the great sounding rhythm guitar on Apache (it was also used on other Shadows & Cliff Richard recordings). Cliff’s guitar has a sunburst finish. […]