NAMM 2019: Gibson Unveils New Classic and Contemporary Electric Models

NAMM 2019: In advance of the 2019 winter NAMM show, Gibson has announced a slew of new electric guitar models, led by a Les Paul Standard with classic Fifties specs and a Standard with Sixties specs. “We’re paying tribute to the Golden Era of Gibson by restoring authenticity for musicians with our new lineup of Classics,” said Chief Merchant Officer Cesar Gueikian.

Other new models include a Les Paul Standard with P90 pickups, a Les Paul Special in TV Yellow, a Les Paul Junior Tobacco Burst, an SG Standard and two new ‘61 spec SG’s with “maestro” and “sideways” Vibrolas.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.