Question: When was the Gibson ES335 dot neck guitar discontinued?

He played this guitar in the One Truth Band and Trio of Doom. The ES-345 was discontinued in 1981, one year after the Gibson Lucille, based on the ES-355 (see below), was launched.

Who plays a ES-335?

This 335 family of guitars would find favour with many players through the years, including BB King, Eric Clapton, Grant Green, Jorma Kaukonen, Alvin Lee, Lee Ritenour, Andy Summers, Noel Gallagher and JD Simo.

When was the Gibson es335 invented?

1958 So, in 1958, the ES-335 was born. The ES denoted it as part of Gibsons “Electric Spanish” series – a line that the company launched in 1936 with the ES-150 hollow body – while the 335 reflected its $355 price tag (around $2,800 in todays money). And, upon its release, it proved a big hit with guitarists.

Is the Gibson ES-335 versatile?

Great guitars, both, but very specific guitars. Yes, clued-up players will undoubtedly nod their heads instead toward the Gibson ES-335 (and its similar counterparts the 345 and 355) as being perhaps the most versatile electric of them all!

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