Jimmy Page Black Beauty RETURNS!!

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Is this true?/Anyone heard any more about this?
If true it's fascinating!! I wonder what kind of condition it is in and if we'll see it soon.

According to Gibson.com's Peter Hodgson, Jimmy Page's long-lost 1960 Les Paul Custom “Black Beauty” guitar has been found.

The axe was stolen from the Led Zeppelin guitarist in 1970.

The news sprang from a simple question posted to former Led Zeppelin roadie Henry “The Horse” Smith's Facebook Q&A page.

Last week, a fan named Sue Clement asked Smith if he had any new information about the guitar. On February 27, he replied:

“Glad to announce the Black Beauty is now back in the hands of Jimmy, thanks in part to (producer/musician/collector) Perry Margouleff. This happened just a few months ago. It was a happy day for me to see Jimmy get this back.”

While photos of the guitar aren't easy to track down, Page is shown holding it on the cover of a CD called Jimmy Page and His Heavy Friends: Hip Young Guitar Slinger, below. (It looks like a very fab, gear and groovy album, by the way.)

Stay tuned for more details about this story.


In late February 2016, it was very quietly announced that Page’s long-lost 1960 Les Paul Custom “Black Beauty” guitar was found and safely returned to him after a 46 year absence. Stolen in 1970 and returned with the help of producer/musician/collector Perry Margouleff, “Black Beauty” was a huge staple in Jimmy Page’s pre-Zeppelin era days as a studio musician; while there aren’t many photos of this gorgeous guitar, she’s depicted with Jimmy on the cover of Hip Young Guitar Slinger – a compilation of Page’s studio work prior to joining Led Zeppelin.

Congratulations to Jimmy on being reunited with his lost love


Jimmy Page Shares FANTASTIC News After 46 Years | Society Of Rock
 

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WOW!! after 46 years? that's insane!!

hopefully someone will return my '99 Standard that a taxi driver disappeared with 17 years ago. :(
 

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Or my 55/74 LP Special and 70's Strat that were stolen from my apt in 82
 

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The Royal Albert Hall footage from 1970 shows Jimmy playing this guitar. It's on YouTube and the on the 2003 double DVD.
 

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This was probably karma back then for all the riffs he stole.
 

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Is this true?/Anyone heard any more about this?
If true it's fascinating!! I wonder what kind of condition it is in and if we'll see it soon.

According to Gibson.com's Peter Hodgson, Jimmy Page's long-lost 1960 Les Paul Custom Black Beauty guitar has been found.

The axe was stolen from the Led Zeppelin guitarist in 1970.

The news sprang from a simple question posted to former Led Zeppelin roadie Henry The Horse Smith's Facebook Q&A page.

Last week, a fan named Sue Clement asked Smith if he had any new information about the guitar. On February 27, he replied:

Glad to announce the Black Beauty is now back in the hands of Jimmy, thanks in part to (producer/musician/collector) Perry Margouleff. This happened just a few months ago. It was a happy day for me to see Jimmy get this back.

While photos of the guitar aren't easy to track down, Page is shown holding it on the cover of a CD called Jimmy Page and His Heavy Friends: Hip Young Guitar Slinger, below. (It looks like a very fab, gear and groovy album, by the way.)

Stay tuned for more details about this story.


In late February 2016, it was very quietly announced that Pages long-lost 1960 Les Paul Custom Black Beauty guitar was found and safely returned to him after a 46 year absence. Stolen in 1970 and returned with the help of producer/musician/collector Perry Margouleff, Black Beauty was a huge staple in Jimmy Pages pre-Zeppelin era days as a studio musician; while there arent many photos of this gorgeous guitar, shes depicted with Jimmy on the cover of Hip Young Guitar Slinger a compilation of Pages studio work prior to joining Led Zeppelin.

Congratulations to Jimmy on being reunited with his lost love


Jimmy Page Shares FANTASTIC News After 46 Years | Society Of Rock

Did everyone see this You Tube video of a US news report of the return of Page's Black Beauty:

 

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