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Fender Precision

The Precision Bass was originally released in 1951 as a counterpart to Fender’s Telecaster guitar. In 1957, Leo Fender gave the Precision a major overhaul to become the bass that’s widely known and adored today. Precision is the workhorse of basses. It has a great feel and a deep sound that allows a low-end bass tone without compromising the clarity of notes in the middle- and ... Read More

Gibson SG Standard

A favorite of mine, the Gibson SG Standard, was introduced in 1961. Originally, due to low sales of the Gibson Les Paul, the company issued this new model of Les Paul with a new body style: thinner, with two sharp, cutaway horns, easier access to the upper frets, and the neck joint moved up about three frets. Les Paul really didn’t care for the SG himself, and so his name was removed from ... Read More

Gibson Hummingbird

Introduced in 1960, the Hummingbird was the first dreadnaught acoustic produced by Gibson. With its rich tone, easy playability and eye-catching hummingbird engraved pickguard, these acoustics were an instant success. The body, measuring in at 16.25″ in width, has a sitka spruce top and mahogany back and sides. The mahogany provides a deep bass tone that mixes well with the the mellow, ... Read More