Lee Roy Parnell is something of an American country music
legend. As a singer, songwriter and guitarist he has released 9 albums and
acted as a respected sideman on many successful projects. For 2019, Gibson
Custom have released the Lee Roy Parnell 1959 Les Paul Standard Abilene Sunset
With a lightweight Mahogany body, this Les Paul benefits
from a delicious figured Maple top for the ultimate tonewood partnership. Rich
and super resonant it offers premium tone and timeless aesthetics, while the
Abilene Sunset Burst finish looks a million dollars and really allows the wood
to breathe and the natural tone to sing through.
The 1 piece Mahogany neck is topped with a crisp Indian
Rosewood fingerboard with classic Gibson Trapezoid inlays, this guitar looks
every bit the real deal. With a 24.75" scale length and medium jumbo
frets, it retains that classic Les Paul feel. The no-wire ABR-1 bridge and
light weight tailpiece offer an authentic vintage vibe.
The defining features of the Lee Roy Parnell Gibson Custom
'59 Les Paul are the 57 Classic and Classic Plus pickups. Slightly overwound
for a vintage sound, it offers a little more juice than a normal PAF style, and
has an ultra-rich harmonic quality.
Perfect for collectors and player alike, this Gibson Custom
Les Paul is testament to the timeless design crafted by Les Paul all those