When blues-rock guitar legend Joe Bonamassa found "Lazarus," a rare 1959 Gibson Les Paul™ Standard, it was in poor condition and had been refinished red. Like the Biblical Lazarus, Joe's original guitar was brought back to life. Once it was restored, its stunningly figured top was revealed.
Now Joe Bonamassa is once again collaborating with Epiphone, this time on a guitar inspired by his Gibson™ "Lazarus" 1959 Les Paul Standard. Featuring a one-piece mahogany neck, a mahogany body with a maple cap, topped with a wide-grain AAAA flame maple veneer, it's outfitted with Gibson BurstBucker™ pickups and 50s style wiring with CTS® potentiometers and Mallory™ capacitors. It comes in a vintage-style case with Bonamassa graphics. A Certificate of Authenticity is also included.
Material: 1 Piece Mahogany
Profile: '59 Rounded Medium C
Scale Length: 24.75"
Fingerboard Material: Indian Laurel
Fingerboard Radius: 12"
Number Of Frets: 22
Frets: Medium Jumbo
Nut Material: Graph Tech
Nut Width: 1.693"
Inlays: Pearloid Trapezoid
Joint: Glued in, Long Tenon
Body Shape: Les Paul
Body Material: Mahogany
Top: Maple with Wide Grain AAAA Flame Maple Veneer
Binding: Single Ply Cream, Top and Fretboard
Finish: Aged Gloss
Tuner Plating: Nickel
Bridge: Epiphone LockTone Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Epiphone LockTone Stop Bar
Tuning Machines: Epiphone Deluxe with Tulip Keys
TrussRod: 2-Way Adjustable
Truss Rod Cover: "Bell Shaped": 2-layer (Black/White)
Control Knobs: Gold Top Hat with Dial Pointers
Switch Tip: Amber
Switchwasher: Cream with Gold Text
Jack Plate Cover: Cream
Control Covers: Black
Strap Buttons: 2 - Bottom and Shoulder
Mounting Rings: Cream
Pickup Covers: Nickel
Neck Pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 2
Bridge Pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 3
Controls: 2 Volume, 2 Tone, with 50s Wiring, CTS Potentiometers, and Mallory Capacitors
Pickup Selector: 3-Way Switchcraft Toggle
Output Jack: 1/4" Switchcraft
Strings: .010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
Case: Includes Vintage-Style Case with "BONAMASSA Nerdville, CA" Graphic
Accessories: Certificate of Authenticity