The Gibson fetched $591,000.
This 1961/62 Gibson SG belonged to Duane Allman and is the instrument played on the live recording of “Statesboro Blues” from the Allman Brothers Band’s At Fillmore East. The SG was part of the “Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll” exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2019.
The Les Paul Goldtop – Where It All Began
The iconic Les Paul guitar has inspired generations of guitar players. In this video, we discuss the trapeze tailpiece on the original Les Paul.