Paul McCartney was in talks with Gibson to make a signature Epiphone Casino

Paul McCartney, performing live onstage with Wings, playing Epiphone Casino guitar
(Image credit: David Redfern/Redferns)

Back in 2004, Paul McCartney teamed up with Gibson for the creation of a signature edition replica of his 1964 Epiphone Texan acoustic guitar, the instrument he immortalized when he used it to perform the Beatles' Yesterday on the Ed Sullivan Show.

But that Texan isn’t the only instrument Macca has considered replicating.

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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.