Gibson 50th Anniversary SG (Pete Townshend) (No Longer Available)
Solidbody Electric Guitar with Mahogany Body, Mahogany Set Neck, Compensated "Lightning Bar" Saddle, and 2 x P-90 Single-coil Pickups - Polaris White
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Classic SG, Classic TownshendThe Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend solidbody electric guitar captures the spirit of one of rock's most notable guitarists. Adopting the same adventurous spirit he used to revolutionize the sound of rock, Pete Townshend was one of the earliest adopters of the radically new Gibson SG Special, when it made its debut in 1961. Loaded with a pair of P-90s, the SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend model lets gives you the growl and bite that fueled a generation of guitarists who straddled the line between blues and rock. Pick up a SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend and you'll know why this is such a special instrument.
Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
The instrument behind Live at Leeds
If you want to capture the true sound of the Who during their "Live at Leads" era, then you need this guitar. the Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend guitar features every detail of this epic '60s axe, down to the small pre-'65 5-ply pickguard. There's simply no guitar that screams classic Who like the Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend model!
A legendary guitar in its purest form
Not just Pete Townshend's axe, the Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend model captures the very essence of the original SG Special - in true vintage "Polaris White." With a body made from solid lightweight mahogany and gently beveled edges, the SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend gives you the feel of the guitar the changed rock forever! What's more, Gibson gave the 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend model their PLEK treatment, so when you play it, you'll get perfectly smooth and even action.
A perfect pair of P-90s
A true vintage reissue, the 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend model features the distinctive P-90 pickups that gave the original SG Special its signature snarl. Made in classic fashion, with genuine Alnico V magnets and 42-AWG wire, these vintage-style P-90's give you the punchy midrange and solid low end that sets them apart from typical single-coil pickups. What's more, the P-90s on the 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend guitar produce rich and musical highs, just like what you'd expect from the original P-90s developed in the '40s.
Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
Capture the spirit of an essential rock legend, with a Gibson SG 50th Anniversary Pete Townshend solidbody electric guitar!
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