GIBSON LES PAUL DELUXE
   
Used by Lee: 1991-1999

  • 1991 -- D#D#C#C#G#G# (I Love Her All The Time)
  • 1993 -- GGCGCD (Bull in the Heather, Starfield Road, In The Mind of The Bourgeois Reader, Self-Obsessed & Sexxee)
  • 1994 -- GGCGCD (Bull in the Heather, Starfield Road, Self-Obsessed & Sexxee)
  • 1995 -- GGCGCD (Bull in the Heather, Starfield Road, Self-Obsessed & Sexxee, Washing Machine, No Queen Blues, Unwind)
  • 1996 -- GGCGCD (Bull in the Heather, Starfield Road, Self-Obsessed & Sexxee, Washing Machine, No Queen Blues, Unwind)
  • 1999 -- GGCGCD (Bull in the Heather, Starfield Road)

    NOTES:

  • Lee began using this mid-70s Gibson Les Paul Custom extensively on the early '91 tour w/ Neil Young & Crazy Horse. Its neck broke 3 or 4 times during the tour and had to be repaired by Neil's tech. This guitar was used in a new tuning on a large portion of "Experimental Jet Set..." and it remained in that tuning until its theft in July 1999.
  • Gauges: .056 .056 .028 .024 .020 .020 (GGCGCD)
  • Red sparkle finish
  • 2 single coils, 1 humbucker
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • 1 toggle switch
  • 4 knobs
  • 2 coil taps
  • Serial # -- 512510
  • Listed as "L.P." on '95 set lists.
  • Listed as "LES PAUL" on '99 set lists.

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