The Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1962 ES-335 semi-hollow electric guitar is a tribute to a legendary guitarist and one of his cherished instruments. In 1996, Bonamassa purchased a red 1962 Gibson ES-335 and used it on his first solo album, A New Day Yesterday. In 2001, he sold the guitar to help fund his move to L.A, but as the 20th anniversary of Bonamassa’s first record approached, a strange twist of fate and an unexpected phone call resulted in him being reunited with his old friend—that same red ES-335 that propelled him through his first solo effort and launched him into a new life on the West Coast.

The Joe Bonamassa 1962 ES-335 features a 5-ply layered maple body and a one-piece mahogany neck with an Indian laurel fingerboard and comfortable rounded C-shaped profile. Gibson Burstbucker 2 and 3 pickups are wired to CTS potentiometers and Mallory capacitors, with a Switchcraft pickup selector and output jack, and a Maestro vibrola. Additional appointments include small block inlays, Epiphone Deluxe tuners and nickel hardware.

The Joe Bonamassa ES-335 semi-hollow electric guitar ships with a custom hardshell case featuring Epiphone and Joe Bonamassa graphics, and a certificate of authenticity.

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