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Gibson Jeff Beck YardBurst Les Paul Standard Captures Guitar Legend’s Early Tone

Gibson Jeff Beck "YardBurst" Les Paul Standard Captures Guitar Legend's Early Tone
The Gibson Jeff Beck "YardBurst" Les Paul Standard captures the iconic guitarist's early tone with the Yardbirds. Limited to 130, this guitar features a lightweight mahogany body, Murphy Lab aged finish, and classic pickups for a true vintage vibe.

Gibson has unveiled a meticulously crafted limited-edition Jeff Beck YardBurst guitar honouring the iconic guitarist’s early days with the Yardbirds. Released on Beck’s birthday, it is a fitting tribute to the guitar icon.

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The “YardBurst” Les Paul Standard is a stunning recreation of Beck’s prized 1959 model, famed for its rich sound and visual appeal.

Jeff Beck Les Paul Standard 1959 Murphy Lab Aged

Murphy Lab

This meticulously crafted instrument boasts a one-piece lightweight mahogany body, a hand-picked maple top for perfect grain matching and a stunning Murphy Lab-aged nitrocellulose lacquer finish that captures the worn-in vibe of the original.

They have tried to recreate how the guitar looked when Beck played in the the Yardbirds.

YardBurst Les Paul Standard
YardBurst Les Paul Standard

Classic Tonewoods and Hardware

The guitar features a comfortable 50s rounded medium C mahogany neck topped with a rosewood fingerboard inlaid with aged cellulose nitrate trapezoid inlays. Classic-style appointments include a historically accurate ABR-1 bridge, lightweight aluminium stopbar tailpiece, Kluson single-line single-ring tuners, and a single-ply black pickguard.

Jeff Beck Les Paul Standard
Jeff Beck Les Paul Standard

Unmistakable Jeff Beck Sound

The YardBurst is equipped with unpotted Gibson Custombuckers with double-cream bobbins for true sonic authenticity, replicating the sound of Beck’s early recordings. The control section features CTS 500k audio taper potentiometers, paper-in-oil capacitors, and a three-way Switchcraft selector for tonal variations.

Jeff Beck Les Paul Standard

Limited Availability and Special Touches

Only 130 of these exceptional instruments will be available worldwide, each meticulously crafted by the expert luthiers at the Gibson Custom Shop in Nashville, Tennessee. Each guitar comes with a special aged Lifton hardshell case lined with custom burgundy crushed velvet inspired by a suit Jeff often wore during his Yardbirds era.

The package includes a certificate of authenticity with a photo, a royal blue stained glass pattern strap, a mounted custom shop switchplate medallion, and a reissue backplate for a genuinely collectable experience.

Jeff Beck Les Paul Standard
Royal blue stained glass pattern strap,

A Must-Have for Collectors and Players Alike

The Gibson Jeff Beck “YardBurst” Les Paul Standard is a dream guitar for collectors and players who crave a piece of rock and roll history. This limited-edition instrument offers stunning aesthetics and meticulously captured historical tones, making it a true tribute to Jeff Beck’s legendary playing.

MSRP – $9999

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