Gibson Custom announce Jeff Beck “YardBurst” 1959 Les Paul Standard

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Gibson Custom announce Jeff Beck “YardBurst” 1959 Les Paul Standard

Jeff Beck YardBurst Les Paul Standard
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Introducing the Jeff Beck 1959 Les Paul Standard from Gibson Custom, a tribute to the legendary guitarist and one of his most iconic guitars.

As it celebrates 130 years of music history, Gibson, the iconic global instrument brand, is proud to introduce the Jeff Beck “Yardburst” 1959 Les Paul™ Standard from Gibson Custom. In honour of Gibson’s 130th anniversary, only 130 of these exceptional guitars handmade by the expert luthiers of the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, TN, are a part of this remarkable limited run, artfully aged to match the original by the Murphy Lab in the highly coveted Dark Cherry Sunburst finish. For more information, visit:

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“Jeff was enormously proud to have owned the original of this guitar,” says Sandra Beck. “He was aware and fully supportive of the amazing job and love that Gibson Custom provided to create this instrument and would have hoped that this guitar will give hours of pleasure to those who play it.”

Jeff Beck

Jeff Beck is considered one of the best guitarists in history, capable of playing virtually anything in his own unique, soulful style. Jeff Beck got his start playing in the Yardbirds, making groundbreaking music on a ’59 Les Paul Standard. The “YardBurst” is a faithful recreation of this legendary guitar, complete with its unique and instantly identifiable traits, such as the classic white bobbin humbuckers and black single-ply pickguard. An aged Lifton™ hardshell guitar case and a selection of case candy commemorating the life of the legend that is Jeff Beck are also included. Only 130 of these exceptional recreations were handmade by Gibson Custom and artfully aged to match the original as it appeared during Jeff’s Yardbird days by the Murphy Lab.

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