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EPIPHONE - Les Paul Standard - Music Rising - 2006 - black




MAKE: Epiphone
MODEL: Les Paul Standard
FINISH: black with Music Rising logo

Epiphone Limited Edition Music Rising Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Features:

  • Mahogany body
  • Chrome hardware
  • Dual Alnico Classic humbuckers
  • Controls: 2 volume, 2 tone, 3-way switch
  • 24.75" scale
  • 1.68" nut width
  • Set mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Trapezoid fretboard inlays
  • Music Rising graphic on body
  • Headstock logo: "Bringing the music back to New Orleans note by note."
  • Includes custom gig bag and certificate of authenticity
  • All sale proceeds go to Music Rising
This limited edition Les Paul Standard is a guitar created by Epiphone to aid Music Rising, the charity helping to replace instruments and gear lost by New Orleans musicians in the devastation of hurricane Katrina. We are honored to partner with Gibson to help reverse the devastation suffered by the Crescent City's music community. Adorned with a Music Rising graphic designed by U2's The Edge who co-founded the charity, all proceeds from the sale of this guitar will go to Music Rising. A special inscription on the headstock reads: "Rebuilding Note by Note."

The Gulf Coast has contributed more to modern music than perhaps any other region of this country and in turn has had a lasting impact on the entire world. Along with the great loss of life and property during the hurricanes Katrina and Rita, thousands of musicians lost their instruments and their livelihood along with those instruments. By purchasing the Music Rising Les Paul Standard, you will not only help repay the musical debt we all owe to the Crescent City, but will also become the proud owner of a guitar that commemorates America's commitment to its artists.

More about Music Rising
Music Rising is a national campaign created by U2 s The Edge, producer Bob Ezrin, Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz along with support from Guitar Center Music Foundation and MusiCares. Inaugural partners MusiCares, Gibson Guitar, Guitar Center, Musician s Friend, VH-1 Networks, MTV Networks, Rolling Stone Magazine, The Kennedy/Marshall Company, Ticketmaster, and Live Nation constitute the most dynamic and comprehensive organized group to launch a relief program since the Hurricanes hit the United States. The campaign s goal is to help rebuild the musical heart and culture of the Gulf Region by replacing the musical instruments and gear that were lost in the hurricane season of 2005. Music Rising will continue to be administered by The Gibson Foundation.

"These guitars provide funding to buy instruments for the Katrina impacted schools and churches of the gulf coast. How cool is that?" Edge.

Epiphone Limited Edition Music Rising Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar Includes:

  • Custom Music Rising gig bag, certificate of authenticity, wall hanging display.

Own an immediately historic guitar and help out fellow musicians at the same time. Click or call to order yours while our limited stock is still on hand.

USE: (studio) uncertain. (live) The Edge has begun using this guitar for "Walk On", as seen at the November 7, 2006 Brisbane Australia show.

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