Watch Joe Bonamassa play Peter Green’s guitars – and explain why he’s pleased Kirk Hammett owns the Greeny Les Paul

Joe Bonamassa playing Peter Green's 1968 Gretsch White Falcon and 1931 National Duolian
(Image credit: Future)

In a few weeks time, Bonhams will host The Peter Green Collection auction – an event that will see the sale of over 150 guitars owned and played by the late guitar legend himself.

A handful of items were previewed back in February at the annual Guitar Show in Birmingham, England, but Guitarist went one step further and organized a small showcase of its own – and recruited blues guitar titan Joe Bonamassa to help.

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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.