Gibson Les Paul Standard 1969 Goldtop

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In late 1960, Gibson replaced the Les Paul body shape with the SG design. The Les Paul design was first reintroduced briefly in 1968 as essentially a reissue of the 1955 Les Paul, with a pair of P-90 pickups and a tune-o-matich bridge. This reissue model was only made in 1968 and 1969, and there quite a bit of variation within those produced.  By 1969, Gibson started using the 'pancake' style multi-ply body, though there are some '69 examples with the more sought-after two-piece body as well. Also in 1969, Gibson started building necks with a volute at the headstock.

Years of Production:
1952 - 1960, 1968 - 1969, 1972 - 1975 (as Les Paul Deluxe), 1976 - present

Body Style: Single cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Maple top, Rosewood fingerboard  

Design Elements:  Two P-90 pickups, trapezoid inlays, four control knobs, three-way pickup selector, white pickguard, bound fingerboard, stopbar tailpiece and Tune-o-matic bridge

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

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