The one Led Zeppelin song Jimmy Page recorded with a Gibson Flying V

Jimmy Page
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Jimmy Page is commonly associated with an elite handful of very select electric guitars. These models include the Fender Telecaster, the Gibson EDS-1275 and, perhaps above all others, the Gibson Les Paul Standard – a guitar with which Page performed some of his most iconic feats of guitar playing ingenuity.

Page’s affection for the three is almost legendary, and though he was often spotted playing variations of the like – such as his once-stolen 1960 Gibson Black Beauty – it was his number one ‘59 Gibson Les Paul, sold to him by Joe Walsh, and his ‘59 Telecaster, given to him by Jeff Beck, that remain his most iconic six-string side-pieces.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.

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