THE GREENY 1959 GIBSON LES PAUL STANDARD

Phil Harris loves Les Paul Standards, but he’s falling in love all over again now that he has his hands on one of the greatest artist-owned examples of all – Peter Green’s ’59 sunburst.

Regular readers of Hooked On Classics will know that I’m a Gibson Les Paul Standard fanatic, and I’m very lucky to now have in my possession what I believe is the greatest Les Paul Standard ever – the 1959 sunburst played by Peter Green, then by Gary Moore, but the guitar forever known as ‘Greeny’.

Meeting Greeny

Me and this guitar go back a long way.

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Spanish Practices

New Gibson Memphis Studio models include items for rockers and rock’n’rollers, while the latest 1959 335 tribute looks hard to resist.

After last month’s cover feature exploring the impact of Gibson’s flagship Electric Spanish range, we thought it timely to take a look at some of the newer ES options on offer from Gibson Memphis.

Above left is the ES-195, styled closely after the ES-175 – a stylish rock’n’roll archtop with humbucker sized P94 single-coils, a Trini Lopez neck with Firebird-esque headstock and double triangle inlays, a Bigsby tailpiece, tophat knobs and a choice of transparent amber or ebony finishes.

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Dyatlov Pass: The version of the incident a secret missile

21.04.2013

In the archives of the Fund's memory of the deceased in the pass band Dead Mountain climbers led by Igor Dyatlov, there are 64 (!) Version of what happened — from avalanches to "Bigfoot" — but none of them has not been fully explained, that there still happened. It turns out that they all go in circles.

In their investigations of journalists of "Komsomolskaya Pravda" has gradually come to the conclusion that the cause of the drama could come any unsuccessful military trials. A number of very serious facts to the pushes.

Well,

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