Gary Moore’s Gibson Les Paul Custom Shop “Class 5”
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Gary Moore used this guitar for a couple of songs at the tribute concert for Phil Lynott in Dublin on August 20, 2005 [Gary Moore and Friends: One Night in Dublin – A Tribute to Phil Lynott]. The concert featured guest appearances from three Thin Lizzy guitarists Scott Gorham, Eric Bell, and Brian Robertson as well Brian Downey ex Thin Lizzy drummer.
The exact model of this Les Paul is somewhat of a mystery, but most of the specs seem to fit the description of a Custom Shop Class 5 model – many of which often feature a highly figured maple top. Gary’s guitar also seems to have been finished in a custom paint – which is either translucent black or blue (hard to tell due to stage lighting).
This guitar is presently on display at the OhYeah music centre in Belfast.
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