Jimi Hendrix’s 1950s Gibson Les Paul TV Special

Jimi was seen using this guitar on two occasions, one on May 31, 1968, at the Hallenstadion, Zurich. [‘Monster-Konzert’, Hallenstadion, Zurich. (30/05/1968)], and the other during the studio sessions for South Saturn Delta [Horn players on Hendrix’ South Saturn Delta]. Based on the photos, the guitar is a mid-50s Les Paul Special with two pickups, finished in what’s commonly known as “TV” yellow.

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Michael Lobozzo
Michael Lobozzo
3 days ago

Wasn’t this the guitar that was played on voodoo Chile (the blues version?


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