Watch Joe Bonamassa get hands on with Gibson’s new Theodore electric guitar

Joe Bonamassa playing the Gibson Theodore
(Image credit: Gibson TV/YouTube)

Last week, Gibson introduced the Theodore – an all-new electric guitar that brought to life a sketch that had been drawn and signed by the company’s former president Ted McCarty in 1957.

And, when it comes to putting Gibson guitars through their paces, who better to call than certified vintage gear connoisseur, Gibson aficionado and all-round blues guitar great Joe Bonamassa, who took the Theodore for a spin in a recent Gibson TV Archive Collection video.

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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.