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50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul

50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul
Backbeat Books

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SKU AM3354
Author Tony Bacon
Format Book
Duration 160 pages
Dimensions 215mm x 280mm
Publisher Backbeat Books
Departments Guitar History incl. Artists & Composers
 
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The Gibson Company faced a dilemma in 1952: compete with Fender's increasingly popular solidbody electric guitars, or stick with the well-established acoustics and electric-acoustics. This book tells the story of Gibson's decision and the next 50 glorious years.

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