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Gibson’s ES-295 kickstarted rock ’n’ roll, and this 1953 specimen is a heartbreaker

The ES-295 is one of the most iconic Gibson models of the 1950s. It probably would have earned that accolade on looks alone, but when a Tennessee picker used one to lay down some tracks with a Tupelo truck driver, the result was rock ’n’ roll history. Check out this stellar example from way back in ’53…

How to install a Bigsby on a Gibson ES-335

They fell out of favour for a long time, but these days, having a Bigsby on a vintage-style Gibson is a cool as it gets. Here, we show you how it’s done and make a few other tweaks along the way in pursuit of the ultimate ES-335.
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