Can't remember the year, but this is also the guitar Joey borrowed from Kim for the time they were in Pixies together.
Pretty legendary Les Paul, in my book, as Pixies and The Breeders are some of my favourite groups of all time. :cool:
They definitely did. Keith richards' Alnico Custom was a '57, for example.
I have a few photos of different Alnico '57s in my archives. the highest serial I have listed is 7 5712.
I also have a refinished guitar in my archive with a serial of 7 5968, but it is actually stamped-pressed into the...
I have no callipers to measure my '56, but the neck is actually a very comfortable medium size one. The old necks were not always as thought of...sometimes they varied as they were shaped by hand.
Compared to the '03 R4BB I used to have, the '56 really is nothing alike...the R4 had a lot more...
Indeed my '63 was probably made early in '63...I guess gold parts like PAFs and the Sideways Vibrola went onto fewer models, so there were leftovers in early '63. :)
Like Dolebludger, I noticed that the guitar was now a bit louder, there is more sustain and "snap" to the notes, and I lost a...
Massive +1...I went to Carter's for my 40th birthday last year....living in the UK, a shop like that....well, it was a religious experience. First thing they told me at Carter's?
"Play anything you like"