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Joe Bonamassa Signature Gibson Les Paul


icontexto-webdev-social-bookmark-091Joe Bonamassa played his first guitar at the age of four and stepped up to a full-scale model by seven, mastering many of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s signature licks. At ten he was playing regularly around the state of New York, garnering the attention of blues legend B.B. King. Two years later he was opening up for King, and eventually stars like Buddy Guy, Robert Cray, Stephen Stillls, Joe Cocker, Greg Allman and George Thorogood.

Gibson Joe Bonamassa Signature Les Paul GuitarBonamassa has gone on to singlehandedly transform blues rock with his own unique fusion of both old and new ideas and distinct interpretation of blues.

The Inspired By Joe Bonamassa Aged Les Paul Goldtop is a tribute to this extraordinary guitar virtuoso. The body features a carved maple top and 2-piece light mahogany back, while the neck is 1-piece mahogany with a 1959 profile and a 22 fret rosewood fingerboard. The design also includes a Bonamassa Truss cover, Grover kidney tuners, BurstBucker 2 (R) and BurstBucker 3 (T) pickups, and CTS pots and bumble bee capacitors.

Body & Hardware:

  • Carved maple top
  • 2-piece light mahogany back
  • Single-ply cream binding on top
  • Aged nickel hardware
  • ABR-1 Bridge without retainer wire
  • Dunlop Strap locks
  • Aluminum stopbar tailpiece

Neck & Headstock:

  • 1-piece mahogany neck
  • 22 fret rosewood fingerboard
  • Acrylic trapezoid inlays
  • 1959 neck profile
  • 24 3/4″ scale length, 1 11/16″ nut width
  • Bonamassa Truss rod cover
  • Grover kidney tuners

Electronics & Strings:

  • BurstBucker 2 (R) and BurstBucker 3 (T) pickups
  • CTS pots and bumble bee capacitors
  • 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way selector switch
  • Amber Top Hat knobs (Rhythm vol. & tone)
  • Gold Top Hat knobs (Treble vol. & tone)
  • Vintage .011 strings

Approx Price: £3179
 

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