Gibson Custom Shop unveils the B.B. King Lucille Legacy, a tribute to the blues great’s iconic custom ES-355

The name Lucille has iconic meaning for blues fans and guitarists everywhere –making B.B. King’s favored guitar one of the few in music history to be recognised by its nickname alone. Now the Gibson Custom Shop has unveiled the B.B. King Lucille Legacy – a refinished take on King’s signature guitar.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.