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Gibson Les Paul

Gibson Les Paul

2010, Gibson Les Paul Info

"The Gibson Les Paul is a legend, and throughout this entry you will receive a veracious look at the Gibson Les Paul guitar line. You will receive a clear understanding concerning what you want to get out of a Gibson Les Paul.. and we'll touch on what makes Gibson Les Paul guitars so desirable and easy for musicians to play from beginner to advanced. But what good Gibson Les paul article would be complete without covering some of the background that smother this legend of a brand the "Gibson Les Paul", that you might have not been aware of in the beginning."

The most obvious way that The Gibson Les Paul is different from the other electric guitars that were being produced and marketed would have been quite simply the look of the Gibson Les Paul guitar. But there are of course multiple distinct differences to note. Significant to note is the pickups that are used on Gibson Les Paul guitars. The pickups allows the Gibson Les Paul to sound entirely one of a kind, and yet adaptable to handle any players style at the same time. At the time of conception, the industry was largely catering to hollow body electric guitars as these were the prominent guitar choice in the jazz and other intricate electric music scenes. However, these hollow body guitars would not consistently be the most ideal guitar for these popular musical genres, and so many musicians were starving for a guitar that would sound better for their own genre, that would be easier to play and perform with instead of the cumbersome hollow body design that had dominated the industry and the Gibson Les Paul was the solution...

Setting Up Your Gibson Les Paul Correctly

Les Paul Setting Up

2010, Gibson Les Paul Tutorials

"There are various tweaks and adjustments that need to be implemented correctly in order to get optimal sound and playability from your Gibson Les Paul. These adjustments include of course adjusting the string height, pick up height, neck pitch, and intonation. Any one of these simple adjustments can have a spectacular effect on how your Gibson Les Paul plays, and sounds."

Gibson Les Paul is a name fused with the electric guitar. The Gibson company has been manufacturing various Gibson Les Paul models for over 50 years that have won hordes of fans throughout the world. It's not surprising that many of the industries top performers can be seen playing a Gibson Les Paul. If you have ownership of a Gibson Les Paul, then it is absolutely essential that you fullfill the correct procedures to set up, maintain, and care for your Gibson Les Paul Guitar

Identifying Gibson Les Paul Make And Model

Fake Les Paul

2010, Gibson Les Paul Tutorials

"Partially due to the Gibson Les Paul's intense admiration and in demand collectability, Gibson Les Paul guitars are among the most frequently faked items produced in the industry. The most faked example is the 1952 Goldtop knock-offs which, unlike the original 1952 models, were not tagged with proper engravings or marked serial numbers."

Gibson unleashed their original Les Paul guitar "The Goldtop" in 1952. Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss), a talented and well known musician, personally endorsed the "Gibson Les Paul". The Gibson Les Paul Goldtop featured a solid mahogany body, raised pick guard, and an arch top. The new distinct sound of this Goldtop Les Paul was a primary factor in shaping the future of the music we all enjoy today. The Gibson Les Paul's high state of popularity has also lead to a unfortunate amount of imitations, and Gibson Les Paul knock-offs, which ultimately forces vintage buyers to be very meticulous by inspect one thoroughly, and educated in what to look for before purchasing a vintage Gibson les Paul.
The Epic Battle Of Epiphone Versus Gibson Les Paul
Battle of the Les Paul

2010, Gibson Les Paul Tutorials

"Very experienced Gibson Les Paul enthusiasts will always be able to make the argument that the sound of a Gibson Les Paul is truly a one of a kind sound that is distinct in it's right. This is true and the Epiphone cannot completely mimic the exact tone through "growl" that has made The Gibson Les Paul so popular."

Any experienced guitar player will be able to tell you that when it comes to the Gibson Les Paul style of guitar, there will always be the epic battle of Epiphone versus Gibson Les Paul. Gibson has been around and greatly respected for their Les Paul guitars for many years now. Older ones, especially from the nineteen sixties are often sold for tens of thousands of dollars as collector items. Epiphone is newer to the game of making this type of guitar but does it quite well for the price that they charge. We will examine both companies as well as the product that they create in much further detail..

Rockin Gibson Les Paul Guitars
Rocking Gibson Les PAul


"Gibson Les Paul's had trapeze tail-pieces and over the body made of mahogany maple caps were inlaid for more sustainability and denseness. Models of later edition Les Paul's had maple quilted finishes and tiger-striped maple flame finishes. The first Gibson Les Paul to be introduced were called Goldtops for the regular models styles and the more expensive called Custom models."

Les Paul was a famous pop singer and jazz guitar man who collaborated with the Gibson Guitar Company to help design the new Gibson Les Paul series of guitars in the 1950's. During this year you saw a rise in popularity within the guitar markets once the Telecaster from Fender made its debut this same year. President of Gibson Guitars Mr. Ted McCarty consulted Les Paul on this new design which would hold his name. The new Gibson Les Paul would not be cheap but in the higher money ranges sue to their customization. The Gibson Company prided themselves with having the great hollow body style in their guitars from the 1930's onward.