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Gibson guitars The Gibson Guitar Corporation, of Nashville, Tennessee, is a manufacturer of electric and acoustic guitars. Gibson also owns and makes guitars under such brands as Epiphone, Kramer, Valley Arts, Tobias, Steinberger, and Kalamazoo. In addition to guitars, the company makes pianos through its Baldwin unit, Slingerland drums, as well as many accessory items. Company founder Orville Gibson made mandolins in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in the late 1890's. He invented archtop guitars by using the same type of carved, arched tops found on violins. By the 1930's, the company was also making flattop acoustic guitars, as well as the first commercially available hollow-body electric guitars, which were used and popularized by Charlie Christian. In the early 1950s, Gibson introduced its first solid-body electric guitar and its most popular guitar to date—the Les Paul. After being bought by the Norlin corporation in the late 1960's Gibson's quality and fortunes took a steep decline until early 1986, when the company was rescued by its present owners.

During 1950–1966, Gibson greatly expanded and diversified its line of instruments. The first notable addition was the Les Paul guitar. McCarty was well aware of the strong sales of the Fender Telecaster. In 1950, Gibson decided to make a solid-body guitar of its own according to its own design philosophy . This, despite the fact many other guitar manufacturers were contemptuous of the concept of a solid-body guitar. Designed by the guitarist Les Paul, the first solid body guitar, called the Les Paul, was released in 1952. The Les Paul was offered in several models, including the Custom, the Standard, the Special and the Junior.

In 1958, Gibson produced two new designs - the eccentrically-shaped Explorer and Flying V. Surprisingly, these modern-looking guitars did not sell initially. It was only in the late 60's and early 70's when the two guitars were reintroduced to the market that they sold very well. The Firebird, in the early 60's, was a reprise of the modernistic idea, though less extreme.

In 1961 the body design of the Les Paul was changed, due to the demand for a double-cutaway body design. Les Paul did not care for the new body style and let his endorsement lapse, and the new body design then became known as the SG (for 'solid guitar'). The Les Paul returned to the Gibson catalogue in 1968 due to the influence of players such as Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, and Peter Green. Both the Les Paul and the SG later became very popular with hard rock and heavy metal guitarists; Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, the twin-lead line-up of Scott Gorham and Brian Robertson of Thin Lizzy, Duane Allman, Slash of Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver, and Ace Frehley of Kiss are known for their preference for a Les Paul. Pete Townshend of The Who, Angus Young of AC/DC, Frank Zappa of Mothers of Invention, Adrian Smith of Iron Maiden, Robby Krieger of The Doors, and Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath are some of the better-known SG players.

Guitars

335 S
Advanced Jumbo
Advanced Jumbo Reissue (AJ Special Ed.)
All American II
B-15
B-20
B-25
B-25-12
B-45-12
B-45-12 Limited Ed.
Barney Kessel Custom
Barney Kessel Regular
BB King Commemorative ES-355 Lucille
BB King Custom
BB King Lucille
BB King Standard
Blue Ridge
Blueshawk
B-SJ Blue Ridge
Byrdland
C-0 Classical
C-1 Classical
C-1 D Laredo
C-1 E Classical Electric
C-1 S Petite Classical
C-2 Classical
C-4 Classical
C-5 Classical
C-6 Classical
C-8 Classical
C-100 Classical
CF-100
Challenger
Chet Atkins CE
Chet Atkins Country Gentleman
Chet Atkins SST
Chet Atkins SST-12
Chet Atkins Tennessean
Chicago 35
Citation
CJ-165
CL-20
CL-30 Deluxe
CL-35 Deluxe
CL-45 Artist
CL-50
Corvus I
Corvus II
Corvus III
Sheryl Crow Signature
Crest (Gold or Silver)
CS Series
Dove
Dove Commemorative
Doves Elvis Presley Signature
Doves In Flight
EAS
EBS-1250 Double Neck
EC-10 Standard
EC-20 Starburst
EC-30 Blues King Electro
EDS-1275 12-string
EDS-1275 Don Felder Hotel California
EDS-1275 Double 12 Jimmy Page
EMS-1235 Double Mandolin
ES-5 (Switchmaster)
ES-5 Custom Shop Historic
ES-100
ES-120 T
ES-125
ES-130
ES-135
ES-135 Thinline
ES-137 Classic
ES-137 Custom
ES-140
ES-150
ES-165 Herb Ellis Model
ES-175
ES-175 Steve Howe
ES-225 T
ES-250
ES-295
ES-300
ES-320 TD
ES-325 TD
ES-330 T & TD
ES-330 TDC (Custom Shop)
ES-333

ES-335

ES-336
ES-340
ES-345 TD
ES-345 Reissue
ES-347 TD/S
ES-350
ES-350 T/TD
ES-355 TD
ES-355 TDSV
ES-369
ES-446
ES-775
ES-Artist

Explorer

F-25 Folksinger

Firebird

FJ-N Jumbo Folk Singer
Flamenco 2

Flying V

Futura
GB-1
GB-3
GB-4
GB-6
Gospel
Gospel Reissue
GS-1/2/5 Classical
GS-35 Classical / Gut String 35
GS-85 Classical / Gut String 85
GY (Army-Navy)
Heritage
Heritage-12
HG-00 Hawaiian
HG-20 Hawaiian
HG-22 Hawaiian
HG-24 Hawaiian
HG-Century Hawaiian
Howard Roberts Artist
Howard Roberts Custom
Howard Roberts Fusion (II/III)
Hummingbird
Hummingbird Custom
Invader
J-25
J-30
J-30 Montana
J-40
J-45
J-45 Buddy Holly Limited Ed.
J-45 Celebrity
J-45 Custom
J-45 Vine
J-45 Western
J-50
J-55 Limited Edition
J-60
J-100
J-150
J-160E
J-180 Everly Brothers

J-185
J-185 EC (Blues King)
J-185 EC Rosewood
J-185 Vine
J-185-12
J-190 EC Super Fusion
J-200
J-200 Celebrity
J-200 Elvis Presley Signature
J-200 Western Classic Prewar 200 Brazilian
J-250 R
J-1000
J-1500
J-2000
JG-0
JG-12
Johnny A Signature Series
Johnny Smith
Jubilee
Jubilee-12
Jumbo
Jumbo 35
Jumbo 55
Jumbo Centennial Special
Junior Pro
Kalamazoo Award Model
Keb Mo Signature Bluesmaster
KS-336 Kiefer Sutherland
KZ II
L-0
L-00
L-00 Blues King
L-1
L-1 Robert Johnson
L-2
L-2 1929 Reissue
L-3
L-4
L-4 C
L-4 CES
L-4 Special Tenor
L-5
L-5 '34 Non-Cutaway Historic
L-5 Premier
L-5 C
L-5 CES
L-5 CES Custom Shop Historic
L-5 CT George Gobel
L-5 CT Reissue
L-5 S
L-5 Studio
L-5 Wes Montgomery Custom Shop
L-6 S
L-7
L-7 C
L-7 Custom Electric
L-10
L-12
L-20 Special
L-30
L-37
L-48
L-50
L-75
L-130
L-200 Emmylou Harris
L-C Century
L-C Reissue
LC-1 Cascade
LC-2 Sonoma
LC-3 Caldera
Le Grande

Les Paul

LG-0
LG-1
LG-2
LG-2 3/4 Arlo Guthrie
LG-2 H (Hawaiian)
LG-3
LG-12
Longhorn Double Cutaway
M III Series
Mach II
Map Guitar
Marauder
Marauder Custom
Melody Maker
MK-35
MK-53
MK-72
MK-81
Moderne Heritage
Nick Lucas
Nighthawk Custom
Nighthawk Special
Nighthawk Standard
Nouveau NV6T-M
Original Jumbo (Custom Shop)
Pat Martino Custom/Signature
PG-175
Q-100
Q-200
Q-300
Q3000 Custom Shop
Q-400
RD Artist
RD Custom
RD Standard
RD Standard Reissue
Reverse Flying V
Roy Smeck Radio Grande Hawaiian
Roy Smeck Radio Grande Hawaiian Reissue
Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe Hawaiian
S-1

SG

Sheryl Crow Signature
SJ (Southern Jumbo)
SJ Deluxe
SJN (Country & Western)
SJN Deluxe
SJ 1942 Reissue
SJ Reissue
SJ Hank Williams Jr. Hall of Fame
SJ Woody Guthrie
SJ-100
SJ-100 1939 Centennial
SJ-200 Centennial Limited Ed.
SJ-200 Elite
SJ-200 Elvis Presley Signature
SJ-200 Ray Whitleyy/Custom Club
SJ-200 Ron Wood
SJ-300
Sonex-180
Songbird Deluxe
Songwriter Deluxe
Special 400
Spirit I
Spirit II XPL
SR-71
Star
Style 0
Style U Harp Guitar
Super 300
Super 400
Super 400 P
Super 400 C/CN
Super 400 CES/CESN
'39 Super 400
Super Jumbo 100
Super Jumbo (200)
Super V CES
Super V BJB
Tal Farlow
TG-0
TG-00
TG-1
TG-7
TG-25
TG-50
Traveling Songwriter EC
Trini Lopez Standard
Trini Lopez Deluxe
U-2
US-1/US-3
Vegas Standard
Vegas High Roller
Victory MV II
Victory MV X
XPL Custom

Bass Guitars

20/20 Bass
Electric Bass ('50's EB-1)
EB Bass
EB-0 Bass
EB-1 Bass (1969-1972)
EB-2 Bass
EB-3 Bass
EB-4 L Bass
EB-6 Bass
EB-650 Bass
EB-750 Bass
Explorer Bass
Flying V Bass
Gibson IV Bass
Gibson V Bass
Grabber Bass
Grabber III Bass
L9-S Bass
Les Paul Bass
Les Paul Money Bass
Les Paul Signature Bass
Les Paul Special LPB-1 Bass
Les Paul Special V Bass
Les Paul LPB-2/LPB-3 Bass
Les Paul Triumph Bass
Melody Maker Bass
Nikki Sixx Blackbird Bass
Q-80 Bass
Q-90 Bass
RD Artist Bass
RD Standard Bass
Ripper Bass
Ripper II Bass
SB Series Bass
SG Reissue / Standard Bass
SG Supreme Bass
Thunderbird II Bass
Thunderbird IV Bass
Thunderbird IV Bass Reissue
Thunderbird '76 Bass
Thunderbird '79 Bass
Thunderbird Studio Bass
Victory Artist Bass
Victory Custom Bass
Victory Standard Bass

Amplifiers

Atlas IV Amp
Atlas Medalist Amp
B-40 Amp
BR-1 Amp
BR-3 Amp
BR-4 Amp
BR-6 Amp
BR-9 Amp
Duo Metalist Amp
EH-100 Amp
EH-125 Amp
EH-126 Amp
EH-135 Amp
EH-150 Amp
EH-185 Amp
EH-195 Amp
EH-250 Amp
EH-275 Amp
Epoch Series
Flacon III F-3 Amp
Falcon Medalist Amp (Hybrid)
Falcon Medalist Amp (Solid State)
G-10 Amp
G-20 Amp
G-25 Amp
G-25 Amp
G-35 Amp
G-40 Amp
G-50 Amp
G-55 Amp
G-60 Amp
G-70 Amp
G-80 Amp
G-100 Amp
G-105 Amp
G-115 Amp
GA-5 Les Paul Jr. Amp
GA-5 Les Paul J. Amp Reissue
GA-5 Skylark Amp
GA-5 W Amp
GA-6 Amp
GA-6 Lancer Amp
GA-7 Les Paul TV Model Amp
GA-8 Discoverer Amp
GA-8 Gibsonette Amp
GA-9 Amp
GA-14 Titan Amp
GA-15 RV Goldtone Amp
GA-17 RVT Scout Amp
GA-18 Explorer Amp
GA-19 RVT Falcon Amp
GA-20 Amp
GA-20 Crest Amp
GA-20 RVT Amp
GA-20 RVT Minuteman Amp
GA-20 T Ranger Amp
GA-25 Amp
GA-25 RVT Hawk Amp
GA-30 Amp
GA-30 RV/RVT Invader Amp
GA-30 RVH Goldtone Amp Head
GA-35 Lancer Amp
GA-40 Les Paul Amp
GA-40 T Mariner Amp
GA-45 RVT Saturn Amp
GA-50 Amp
GA-55 Amp
GA-55 RVT Ranger Amp
GA-60 Hercules Amp
GA-60 RV Goldtone Amp
GA-70 Country and Western Amp
GA-75 Amp
GA-75 (L) Recording Amp
GA-77 Amp
GA-77 RET Vanguard Amp
GA-77 Vanguard Amp
GA-78 Bell Stereo Amp
GA-79 (Multi-Stereo) Amp
GA-80 Vari-Tone Amp
GA-83 S Stereo-Vibe Amp
GA-85 Bass Reflex Amp
GA-90 High Fidelity Amp
GA-95 RVT Apollo Amp
GA-100 Bass Amp
GA-200 Rhythm King Amp
GA-300 RVT Super 300 Amp
GA-400 Super 400 Amp
GA-CB Custom-Built amp
Gibsonette Amp
GM Series
GSS-50 Amp
GSS-100 Amp
Hawk Amp
Lancer Amp
LP-1/LP-2 Amp Set
Medalist 2/12 Amp
Medalist 4/10 Amp
Mercury I Amp
Mercury II Amp
Plus-50 Amp
Super Thor Bass Amp
Thor Bass Amp
Titan I Amp
Titan III Amp
Titan V Amp
Titan Medalist Amp
TR-1000 Starfire Amp