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Old School: 1969 Gibson Les Paul Bass
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Old School: 1969 Gibson Les Paul Bass

Emre Kayaalp reached out to me with one beauty of a bass – his recently acquired 1969 Gibson Les Paul. According to the Wikipedia artcile on the instrument, the Gibson Les Paul bass “is a bass guitar first manufactured by Gibson in 1969, just after the relaunch of the Les Paul guitar in 1968.” That bass didn’t sell well, and...


In Memory of Les Paul

Here at No Treble, we are dedicated to bringing you the latest news exclusively about the bass and bass players; however, there are events that mandate we step out of our status quo. Tragically, guitar legend and music icon Les Paul has died. We felt his influence on music has been so huge we needed to honor him and his...