Notable users of the ES-335 or one of its variations include Chuck Berry; Ritchie Blackmore (first four Deep Purple albums), Justin Hayward; Bob Weir; Alvin Lee; Larry Carlton; Elliott Smith; Noel Gallagher; Marty McFly portrayed by Michael J.
Who used a Gibson 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.
What is a Gibson 335 good for?
Blues. Most guitarists associate the 335 with the Blues. From BB King to Cream-era Clapton, the smoother, more open voice of the 335 is the perfect choice. Its physical size denotes status and increases stage presence, something that was a major factor with authentic 20th Century electric Blues artists.
Why do I need a 335?
Since ES-335 is a double-cutaway guitar, its a bit easier to access those higher frets. On the other hand, if youre more into smoother stuff, like jazz or blues or even indie/alternative rock, youll probably want to go with an ES-335. They also allow more versatility in clean tones.
What pickups are in a Gibson 335?
Although the ES-330 resembles the 335, it is actually fully hollow (as opposed to semi-hollow) and features two P-90 pickups (as opposed to 2 humbucking pickups), and it was designed as the successor to the Gibson ES-225.
Is a Les Paul a solid body?
The Gibson Les Paul is a solid body electric guitar that was first sold by the Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1952. Along with Fenders Telecaster and Stratocaster, it was one of the first mass-produced electric solid-body guitars.
How do I know if my Gibson is genuine?
How to spot a fake Gibson:Measure the guitar to check if its undersized. Examine headstock and headstock logo to determine that they match those of authentic Gibson guitars.Check to see that all pearl is inlaid.Check that Les Paul model script is always in cursive.Verify that theres not a 3-screw truss rod cover.More items •Sep 4, 2008