Gibson Les Paul Junior Special - Heritage Cherry

Introduced in 1954 as entry-level Les Paul version, the Les Paul Junior graduated from kids bedrooms, to garage bands, to club and arena stages through the course of three decades as it became a favorite of beginners and professional players alike.

The bare-bones, slab-bodied, single-cutaway electric guitar earned the respect of rock and rollers in particular, and became a punk favorite in the late a,,70s and early a,,80s, but also turned up in the hands of a surprisingly diverse range of guitar stars.

As simple as the Les Paul Junior was in design and construction, its basic cornerstone ingredients added up to create a robust and toneful instrument.

The marriage of its resonant mahogany body, sturdy glued-in Gibson neck, and now a pair of Gibson 490 humbucking pickups has created a guitar with surprising reserves of power and crunch at an extremely appealing price.

Now the Les Paul Junior Special w/ humbuckers reproduces the simple pleasures of that 55-year-old classic, while updating the format with a second pickup in the neck position (a la the Les Paul Special), and improved hardware in the form of a tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece combination.

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Other Features:
• Mahogany body
• "24.75"" Scale slim-taper mahogany neck"
• Torrified maple fretboard with 22 medium frets
• Gibson 490R open coil humbucking neck pickup
• Gibson 490T open coil humbucking bridge pickup
• Price when reviewed $899
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Gibson Les Paul Junior Special - Heritage Cherry Gibson Les Paul Junior Special - Heritage Cherry Reviewed by TechCinema on 5/08/2020 Rating: 5