“The kind of guitar that makes you blurt out, ‘Yep, that’s it. This is great.’ There's so much to love about it”: Danelectro ’59 Triple Divine review

Meet the brand-new vintage guitar that will have you wondering where it has been all your life

Danelectro '59 Triple Divine
(Image: © Danelectro)

Guitar World Verdict

The Danelectro ’59 Triple Divine captures all the timeless mojo of the brand’s ’59 DC in an updated stylish look, along with an impressive trio of vintage-voiced pickups and upgraded precision hardware that will ensure durability.


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    Lipstick pickups offer a wealth of hard-hitting and jangly tones.

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    Bridge pickup has 20 percent more boosted output.

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    Upgraded precision hardware.

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    Appealing vintage looks.


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    The lower-output pickups and fewer frets may not be for heavier styles.

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At the moment, there are 25 Danelectro models to choose from. And sure, most of us musical snobs all love Danelectro’s ’59 DC and Longhorn bass because of their vintage pedigree. Even the more esoteric Sitar and Baritone models are equally adored for their affordable utility.

But let’s just say that hasn’t stopped Danelectro from building upon their storied past with newer models that are marked improvements over the originals. One of those models is the ’59 Triple Divine, which advances from their dual-pickup ’59 Divine by sporting a trio of Danelectro’s 1950s vintage lipstick pickups – among other player upgrades. 

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Paul Riario

Paul Riario has been the tech/gear editor and online video presence for Guitar World for over 25 years. Paul is one of the few gear editors who has actually played and owned nearly all the original gear that most guitarists wax poetically about, and has survived this long by knowing every useless musical tidbit of classic rock, new wave, hair metal, grunge, and alternative genres. When Paul is not riding his road bike at any given moment, he remains a working musician, playing in two bands called SuperTrans Am and Radio Nashville.