Frank Hannon tells the story behind his signature Gibson Love Dove acoustic

Frank Hannon
(Image credit: Gibson)

Tesla guitarist Frank Hannon has enjoyed a long personal and professional relationship with Gibson – he first visited the company’s factory in 1987, picking up an EDS-1275 double neck and an Epiphone acoustic in the process – but it wasn’t until this year that he finally received his very own signature model, the limited-edition Love Dove

“It’s an honor to have finally made this happen,” Hannon says about the signature acoustic guitar.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.