Duane Allman’s 1963 Gibson Firebird
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The guitar was recently featured in a video by the Songbirds Foundation (displayed below), but not much of the history behind it was disclosed, aside from that it was purchased around the time that Duane worked on Wilson Pickett’s “Hey Jude” album at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals (November 1968).
This also goas along with what Duane Betts said, that Duane acquired this guitar from Wilson Pickett’s guitar player. [Duane Betts, Facebook]
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