Stone: 70’s semi hollow gold top les paul - Asbury

bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,398
edited September 2021 in Musicians and Gearheads
Is that a 1970’s semi hollow gold top les paul that Stone played at Asbury Park?  

I don’t recall seeing this guitar before and I bet he used it more than 50% of the night.  It looks like an ES but think it is an LP.  Here it is from Alive.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QL4A9Y_lq34

Edit:  looks like it is a Les Paul Signature


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  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain. Posts: 40,356
    Is that a 1970’s semi hollow gold top les paul that Stone played at Asbury Park?  

    I don’t recall seeing this guitar before and I bet he used it more than 50% of the night.  It looks like an ES but think it is an LP.  Here it is from Alive.

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=QL4A9Y_lq34

    Edit:  looks like it is a Les Paul Signature



    A very strange Gibson, indeed!  I've never seen any Gibson ES series guitars that were not symmetrical, and all of the semi-hollow body Les Pauls I've ever seen have a single cutaway.  A strange beast, that guitar!


    "I believe in the mystery, and I don't want to take it any further than that. Maybe what I mean by that is love."
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  • static111static111 Posts: 4,889
    edited September 2021
    ...Realized I came to the same conclusion a weird 70's signature les paul
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    Scio me nihil scire

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  • BALLBOYBALLBOY Australia Posts: 985
    No Bigsby?
    Eastern Creek 95,Syd 1 98,Bris 2 98, Syd 1&2 03, Reading Fest 06, Bris 1 06, London 09, Hyde Park 10, Gold Coast BDO 14
  • BALLBOY said:
    No Bigsby?
    Nope.
  • So great.  Thanks for this detail.  I was at the the show and noticed but wasn’t sure what it was.  Sounded great though!
  • bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,398
    Stone used this guitar again on probably 70% of the songs.  Played acoustic when necessary, and then certain electrics he typically does for Daughter & Life Wasted.   Interesting he used it for most of the Ten songs.  

    I wonder if he figured there are only 4 shows so no need to take a bunch of guitars on tour, or he just loves this guitar that much.  
  • bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,398
    Stone still playing this guitar.  Used it in the Painted Shield video.  

    Stone Gossard on Reviving Loosegroove Records (spin.com)
  • FroggieFroggie Cork Posts: 203
    There is a great looking  gold one for sale at guitar point in Germany. 
  • TheebsTheebs Posts: 27
    Froggie said:
    There is a great looking  gold one for sale at guitar point in Germany. 
    Looks fantastic

    https://guitarpoint.de/product/1975-gibson-les-paul-signature-goldtop/
  • bootlegger10bootlegger10 Posts: 15,398
    I bought one a few years back online. Learned a lesson that the pictures may not show all the faults and replacement parts, but I like it.  The bridge is about as low as it can go - ha. It definitely was played a lot so has some character to it.   Stone's guitar tech actually reached out to the seller before me, so you may be competing with Stone when finding one of these.  
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