Famous Plain Top Burst Players

King Minimoose

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Hello all,

My dad and I recently bought a plain top MIJ LP and it made me start thinking of iconic plain top bursts, but I couldn't think of any. I think Clapton's and Koss' brown burst was kind of a plain top, and the beano burst looks plain in some pictures I've seen. Any others?
 

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Well I suppose you could include me (my ‘58 is seven serial no’s from Knoplfer’s (which I’ve played, huge aftermarket frets). Only trouble is, I’m not famous. Sorry about that.
 

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Eric Clapton’s Beano

0 2183 imho

 

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I saw Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) back in the early '70's and his burst was pretty plain. Huge sounding guitar.
A friend of my girlfriend had a press pass and we got to shoot pics from the stage. Somewhere I have 3 or 4 rolls of slides from that show. Maybe someday I will find them.
 

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Eric Clapton’s Beano

0 2183 imho

Beano is hiding at Area 51 where it will be spotted during the great storming of Facebook morons Sept 20th. :p ALF is the current owner.
 

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Isn't Jimmy Page's number one a plain top burst? Maybe I'm missing something on this one, seems someone would have brought it up by now. But if so that's a pretty famous example.
 

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Greg’s Burst is one of many Plaintops.

Shanks & Babe are another two, along with several owned by the guys from Metallica (not referring the Kirk’s Greenie as that isn’t a Plaintop).

:cheers2:
One of the best sounding LPs too!
 

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Keizer Sutherland, the actor, plays Les Pauls also and has a plaintop of the vintage nature.
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Moni

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Slash... he owns 58s that are “Plain”. Not sure what he’s playing here but it looks prettty Plain.
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