Help identifying famous 1970s guitarists who played Les Paul Customs?

blouie

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Wow, this is impressive. I think I'm going to go buy another Norlin LP Custom.
 

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How could you people leave out this guy????
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Not in the 70s! :rofl:
Wasn’t this stolen from him on the 72-73 tour And recently returned to him?
Just going from memory.
Seen a story that friend of a roadie still had the case (little worse for wear) all these years and got to hand it back to Page and hang out for a bit. Cool story.
 
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Gary Rossington. Lynyrd Skynyrd. (OK not a Custom, but worth a mention!)
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John McLaughlin, Mahavishnu Orchestra. Pic on back cover of Inner Mounting Flame album.
 

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I think pretty much all of the big 70s players played them at one time or another:

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Not in the 70s! :rofl:
The Led Zeppelin legend's triple-humbucker Black Beauty was stolen at a Minneapolis Airport in 1970. Here's the incredible story of how it made its way back to its rightful owner.



He had one for part of the 70 but not the 70's
 
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Gibson labeled their 1974 Les Paul Custom reissue as "The Custom That Rocked The '70s! " Can anyone help me identify some of the guitarists from the 1970s that played Les Paul Customs? The two I already know would be Randy Rhodes and Steve Jones.

Thank you!

RANDY RHOADS !!
 
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I’m glad someone posted this… i saw this morning that after four pages, Fisher hasn’t been mentioned…. Came on here just now to do just that. One of my absolute fav guitarists….I’m playing a ‘73 LP Standard right now largely because of him and his tone on those early Heart albums. It never fails to surprise me how he’s just not that known though, even though he cowrote some of the best rock of the 70s.
Here’s another pic of him with the Custom he was playing earlier on in the band’s history —
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One of the best rock and roll photos. Leon really makes this custom growl. Give a listen to Joe Cocker's - Mad Dogs and Englishmen.
 

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