Gibson unveils long-awaited “Greeny” Les Paul Custom Shop replica

Gibson Greeny Les Paul Collector's Edition
(Image credit: Gibson)

Few Gibson Les Pauls are as revered as the legendary “Greeny” model, which is now in the possession of Kirk Hammett after passing through the hands of Peter Green and Gary Moore.

Now, the Gibson Custom Shop and Murphy Lab teams have announced the Collector’s Edition 1959 Les Paul Standard Greeny Burst – a laboriously crafted electric guitar that is purported to be “an exacting replica of the original Greeny down to the finest detail”.

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Matt Owen
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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.