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Gibson, Les Paul Custom, 1971 - Billy Jones / Hughie Thomasson (The Outlaws)

Builder: 
Gibson
Model: 
Les Paul Custom
Serial Number: 
721528
Year: 
1971
Color: 
Black
Body: 
Mahogany
Neck: 
Mahogany
Fretboard: 
Rosewood
Pickups: 
Humbucking Pickups
Description: 
This guitar was made at the Kalamazoo or Nashville Plant , USA approximately in 1970, 1971 or 1972.
Story Behind The Guitar: 

 

About the Guitar:

This 3 Pickup Black Beauty Custom Les Paul belonged to Billy Jones, one of the founding members of The Outlaws. It was custom made by Gibson. Billy Jones name is engraved on truss rod cover. Jones had it when the band started.

When he died in the early 90's the guitar went to Hughie Thomasson. Hughie used the guitar in Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Outlaws.

Gibson, Les Paul Custom, 1971 - Billy Jones / Hughie Thomasson (The Outlaws)