Joan Jett joins forces with Epiphone for new signature Olympic Special guitar

Epiphone's new Joan Jett signature Olympic Special guitar
(Image credit: Epiphone)

Joan Jett has teamed up with Epiphone to create a new signature Olympic Special electric guitar.

Based on Jett's onstage axe of choice (the similar Gibson Melody Maker) this super-straightforward signature guitar features a mahogany body and mahogany neck with an Indian laurel fingerboard boasting 22 frets and a 24.75" scale length.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.