Les Paul

Bonamassa and The Beast: Up close with Bernie Marsden’s ’59 Les Paul

Bernie Marsden’s main squeeze is one of the most famous of all the 1959 Les Paul Standards. But what’s it really like to get up close and personal with The Beast? We ask a man who has played a few.

DIY Workshop: How to rewire a Les Paul

Think twice before you install that set of boutique PAF clones – you might be surprised by how much extra clarity you can get from your beloved Gibson by simply upgrading the wiring and components.

Vintage Bench Test: Les Paul Special shootout

Only a year separates these two Gibsons, but the sonic and structural changes are significant. Find out what happens when single and double-cut Les Paul Specials from 1958 and ’59 go head-to-head.
Advertisement

Trending

Advertisement