Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Allman Brothers Band

Duane Allman’s 1957 “Layla” Les Paul sells for $1.25 million

Last month, former Allman Brothers Band founding member Duane Allman's beloved 1961/1962 Cherry Red Gibson SG sold at Heritage Auctions for $591,000, making it one of the most valuable electric guitars ever sold. Recently, however, it has come to light that Allman's 1957 Gibson Les Paul, used to record Layla alongside Eric Clapton, sold a few days later for $1.25...

Duane Allman’s Gibson SG fetches $591,000 at auction

Legendary slide guitarist Duane Allman’s 1961/1962 Gibson SG went under the hammer last week at Heritage Auctions, fetching $591,000, making it one of the most valuable electric guitars ever sold. The guitar was used on The Allman Brothers Band’s critically-acclaimed live album At Filmore East, most notably on the opening track, Statesboro Blues. After the death of Allman the guitar was...
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