GuitArcheology: Vintage Gibson Print Ads
In 2012’s social media world of texting, Tweeting, Facebook-liking and general online sharing, marketing guitars is now a rich process. Back in the day, guitarists were not so well served. If you wanted to see a new guitar model, you’d have to go to your local music store. And, if you bought a guitar magazine – as we’re sure, most guitarists still like to do – you’d see a print ad. But even after that, you’d go to your music store. So, what about those classic print ads?
Vintage Original 1962 Gibson SG / Les Paul Special Electric Guitar - Slab Body
This Important Historical Guitar Is The Original App Guitar Built in 1941 By Mr. OW Appleton. This Historic Antique Guitar Was On Display At TheCountry Music Hall of Fall And Museum in Nashville For Many Years, As Shown In One Of The Photographs.
The Eagles’ 1976 mega-hit single “Hotel California” turns up on the lists of “best guitar solos of all time.” In fact, it earned the No. 8 spot on Guitar World‘s often-quoted list of the 100 greatest guitar solos. While the recording features the guitar work of Joe Walsh and Don Felder, the primary guitar heard throughout the solo belongs to Felder, who also wrote the music for the track. In the studio, Felder played the intro on a Takamine 12-string and the solo on his 1959 Les Paul…