My Les Paul Forum

Les Paul Guitar Forum. Gibson and Epiphone

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Huh? Funny stuff! They're more comical than ever.
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As this is one of the cheaper Pauls, I expected some corners to be cut in the fit and finish department. I didn't, however, expect the Gibson logo to look like it was printed on the headstock with a sh*tty dot matrix printer from the 80s.
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Another one I used to own, now being played out regularly in New Orleans, paired to my old 1962 Vibrolux. 3-2495 is a 1953 Gibson Les Paul Standard, and the best sounding Les Paul I have ever owned or played.
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I recently purchased a really nice 2006 R8 and I called Gibson to see if I could get all the specs on my guitar and the customer service agent was really rude telling me to just go on the website and find it myself...
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Gene Simmons has had easily one of the most recognizable roles in rock and roll over the past 45 years or so. Many of the songs he's written or co-written have stood the test of time as rock solid hits. Love him or hate him, his persona is locked into rock history forever...
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I have been intrigued for years now about how things are changing in music, live performances, and bar gigs. I have gigged consistently for 30+ years, and a few things are becoming very evident to me...
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This one is not mine anymore, but I have some pictures from when I owned it. Just sharing for those that may be interested. Notable about this guitar: Neck is not big, even though it was an earlier 1959 Standard...
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Fender CEO Andy Mooney has stated that fellow guitar giant Gibson, which faces the imminent prospect of bankruptcy, brought about its own financial troubles - and Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz agrees.
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Unfortunately, I was already overseas, being in country August of 68.