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Ram Jam Black Betty. Unusual Les Paul ?

miczap

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Rich R

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Fish gotta swim...

Great origin story!

Have mercy, baby!
 

au_rick

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[FONT=&quot]Just wanted to start a thread as a tribute to Bill. That guitar is an original 1954 Gibson Les Paul. Bill chipped the top off of it himself with a chisel and replaced it with a birdseye top. He installed the 1971 or 1972 Gibson embossed humbuckers himself and put the original P-90's in a Mosrite project he was working on. Later, Bill said he had the Les Paul "rebuilt" for him by a luthier named Cliff Biltz in Oxford , Ohio, "because it was worn out." The neck was replaced with a modified D'Angelico...[/FONT]
 
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