A must for collectors and Paulophiles.
This book, Year of the Gibson Les Paul documents the complete decade-by-decade story of one of the world's most important and influential electric guitars. The Gibson Les Paul turned 50 in 2002, and since its invention, its sweet, urgent sound has been used by a host of major rock players including Eric Clapton in Cream, Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols, Joe Walsh with The Eagles and Slash of Guns N' Roses. Unique color photographs feature a multitude of luscious Les Paul guitars and highlight great players in action with their Les Paul guitars. Meticulous listings for the collector document every Gibson Les Paul produced from 1952 to the present day. 50 Years of the Gibson Les Paul is a beautiful, detailed examination of 6 decades of great guitars and the fine musicians inspired to play them. 160 pages.