Gary Moore’s Gibson Melody Maker (DiMarzio)
Gary was seen using this guitar with Thin Lizzy. More specifically, he used it during the band’s Sydney Opera House concert in October 1978, on songs Are You Ready and Baby Drives Me Crazy (the last two of the set).
Originally, this guitar would have a single-coil pickup, but it looks like Gary replaced it with a white DiMarzio humbucker on his Melody Maker. Perhaps he like how the guitar felt, but thought that the original pickup was too weak.
As far as what happened to the guitar, he probably sold it since it was not seen in his later years.
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He used it during the Victims of the future Tour for the solo before End of the world song. 1984
Wrong, that is a les Paul jr, not a melody maker.
Can you explain why do you think that? I see a narrow headstock, MM pickguard, input jack on top – all features of a Melody Maker.
Gary Moore playing his 1960 Melody Maker in Australia 1978. It has a Seymour Duncan pickup in the guitar. As of its location, I currently own the guitar.
It is a melody maker!
whats wrong with YOU?!
learn than hate!
He’s referring to the video link sent by Mark Lyons in the previous comment, where he said that this MM was “used it during the Victims of the future Tour for the solo before End of the world song. 1984”.
Rick is right saying the one on the video link is a Junior. Wide headstock and a P90.