The 1972 Gibson Firebird medallion limited edition is one of the great Gibson guitars from the 1970ties. It is an accurate reissue of the original reverse Gibson Firebird V manufactured from Spring 1963 till mid 1965.
After the visual representation of the Gibson les paul junior from 1959 in the last post, now a short audio impression from this guitar played through a Marshall-flavored Divided by 13 LDW 17/39 amplifier. Continue reading
The Gibson Les Paul Junior was the least expensive model in the gibson les paul range, but for a lot of people this basic package is tone wise the most. Besides the stripped down appearance this model has the same materials (Honduras mahogany with Brazilian rosewood fretboard) and build quality as the top end Gibson models from the 50ties. Continue reading
The gibson sg is one of the classic blues rock guitars of the 60ties and 70ties. Used by players like Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Angus Young, Pete Townsend or Tommi Iommi. In this episode of stuff that’s gone we will look at a gibson sg custom from 1969. These guitars can be great playing and sounding bargains, when the players is able to cope with the narrow nut width. Continue reading