Gibson Introduce Alvin Lee Signature Guitar 21/01/05
1969 all over again...
Anyone who has seen the film of the 1969 Woodstock festival will remember ‘Going Home’ by Ten Years After featuring guitarist Alvin Lee’s blisteringly fast fretwork on his distinctive red 1959 Gibson ES-335 adorned with a ban the bomb sticker. That guitar, known as Big Red, has now been lovingly recreated by Gibson’s custom shop and includes all the stickers and artwork found on the original, the added third pickup, custom pickguard and the replacement ‘60s block inlay neck.
plain maple top, back and rims
single ply cream binding on top and back
custom authentic faded cherry finish with stickers
aged gold and chrome hardware
ABR-1 bridge, TP-6 tailpiece
22 fret rosewood fingerboard
’57 classic humbucking pickups plus Seymour Duncan single coil