Gibson The Paul Deluxe Early '80s Blue

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The Paul or The Paul Standard was a variation on the Les Paul introduced in 1978. This guitar was like the Les Paul is shape but used a Walnut body and two exposed humbuckers. In 1979, Gibson also launched The Paul Deluxe which used a mahogany body and a slightly different cutaway horn.

Years of Production: 
1979 - 1982 

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Walnut body, Rosewood fingerboard

Design Elements:  Two uncovered humbucker pickups, dot inlays, Kluson deluxe tuners, four control knobs, three-way pickup selector, stopbar tailpiece and Tune-o-matic bridge

Notable Les Paul Players: Jimmy Page, Slash, Neil Young, Alex Lifeson, Pete Townshend


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