Thursday, January 20, 2011

BOB DYLAN'S GIBSON J-50 1961-63



The next regular guitar was an old Gibson, according to John Hammond Jr a J50 model ("... beat up but real neat ... it was a great guitar," interview in The Telegraph). It is the guitar Dylan is holding on the cover of "Bob Dylan" (photo negative reversed). It was also used at the Freewheelin'sessions, along with some Martins.


                                                                    Dylan’s Guitars

a survey compiled by Eyolf Østrem
relying heavily on input from
Peter Stone Brown and Paul Hostetter