Gibson EB-0 1969 Cherry

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Originally introduced with a slab Les Paul Junior-style body, the Gibson EB-0 evolved to an SG-shaped bass by the early '60s. This bass featured a short scale length and a single fat humbucker pickup. Gibson also released a dual pickup version of this bass as the EB-3. 

Years of Production: 
1959 - 1979

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: 
Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements: Humbucker pickup, 30 1/2-inch scale length, dot inlays, large clover-shaped tuners

Finish Specifications: Cherry Red was the only standard finish offered on the EB-0 until 1971.

Notable Players: Jack Bruce, David Knights, Mike Watt


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