Brian Ray

Desert Gold: Brian Ray’s 1957 Les Paul Goldtop

What’s even more rock ’n’ roll than a Les Paul-shaped swimming pool? The real thing, of course. We head to Palm Springs to catch up with Brian Ray and find out about the 1957 Goldtop he played with Etta James and Paul McCartney.

Check out the amazing collection of Brian Ray, Paul McCartney’s guitarist

As Paul McCartney’s guitarist, musical director for Etta James, songwriter for Smokey Robinson, solo artist, producer and plenty more besides, Brian Ray has a glittering CV. We visit his Santa Monica home to check out some instruments with a similar level of lustre…
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