The Gibson Les Paul was introduced in 1952 and today stands as one of the best-known electric guitars in the world. The lists of guitarist who have played a Gibson Les Paul reads like a who’s who of rock music - Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Slash, Pete Townshend, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck - the list goes on and on. For 2014, Gibson launched a new line-up of Les Paul models combining time-tested designs with modern innovations. Gibson Les Pauls are made in the USA at Gibson’s Nashville production facility.
Why A Les Paul?
You hear people speak highly of the Gibson Les Paul, but you're probably wondering, why does the Gibson Les Paul stand as one of the most popular guitars of all time?
The Les Paul is one of the most enduring solid body electric guitar models in the industry, and even over half a century later, it retains that distinctive styling, feel and tone that's truly unique to the Les Paul.
There's a Les Paul for everyone — Each and every Les Paul model offers unique features to meet the specific demands of today's players (and collectors). From beginners to seasoned professionals, and for a number of genres and styles, there's a Les Paul that's sure to satisfy.
The Les Paul is the choice instrument of countless guitar legends including Slash, Jimmy Page, Ace Frehley, Duane Allman, Pete Townshend, Joe Perry, Randy Rhoads, Zakk Wylde and many more.