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Bob Marley Les Paul

#1 User is offline   Tim Plains 

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:16 AM

I've read two things about Bob Marley's actual Les Paul:

1. It's on display at a museum in Kingston, Jamaica. This link.
2. He was buried with it. Wikipedia.

Any idea as to which is true?
Surely, they didn't go into his grave and take the guitar?

On a side note, I would love...no LOVE...one of those Marley reissues.
The only guitar I would buy for collective purposes.
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:19 AM

Yeah, the reissues are way cool. I'd also like to get my hands on the Lennon reissue.

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:24 AM

I wonder what they'd sell for? Both reissues.
Uh-oh.........................yup, it's G.A.S.
I thought I was through with buying Les Pauls...guess not.
The search begins. O:)
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:40 AM

Not my thing. "doesn't blow up my skirt" . good luck on your search though
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:44 AM

Wasn't there some hideous Bob Marley special discussed here a while back?

Edit: Found it...still as ugly as it was before.

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 06:50 AM

The epiphone is horrid with a picture of Bob screenprinted on the body
It's not a Collection can't you tell an obsession when you see it.

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Posted 26 July 2008 - 07:03 AM

I love Bob...I dare anyone to put on "Exodus" and not be compelled to jump up!

That Epi model is a piece of work huh?...The pic looks more like Ziggy Marley then Bob.
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 09:18 AM

Im pretty sure he was buried with it. He had another one that is on display.
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 10:07 AM

I live in Jamaica and I've seen it. It's on display.
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Posted 26 July 2008 - 01:27 PM

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Wasn't there some hideous Bob Marley special discussed here a while back?

Edit: Found it...still as ugly as it was before.

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NO THIS ONE...
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Posted 27 July 2008 - 03:05 AM

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Edit: Found it...still as ugly as it was before.

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I hate this. Looks like something a three year old would make.
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Posted 27 July 2008 - 03:11 AM

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Wasn't there some hideous Bob Marley special discussed here a while back?


I remember a few months back ThunderGod posted pics of a Bob Marley Epi with a broken
headstock.

Hey ThunderGod did they every fix or sell that thing ?

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 03:58 AM

I find funny that this thread was about the GIBSON Bob Marley model and all you guys do is bring up the Epi version. Yes it is a lame piece but get over it already.
Anyhow, Tim the shop in San Francisco where I buy all my Gibbys had one for a while and it even had a special wall hanger/display thingy. I will drop by there next week and see if it is still there, but I think it has been sold. I haven't noticed it in a while, but wasn't looking for it if you know what I mean. It looked like a cool axe, but was out of my price range and wasn't looking for a guitar w/P90s at the time. If its there I'll let you know VIA PM if only to satisfy yer curiosity.

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 05:58 AM

I've given some thought to simply picking up another VM and modding it into a Marley. P-90's and a little bit of aluminum sheet metal work is all that you need. I'm not sure exeactly what to do about the headstock though.

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 06:19 AM

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I live in Jamaica and I've seen it. It's on display.


Which guitar? He had more than one.
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Posted 27 July 2008 - 07:46 AM

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I love Bob...I dare anyone to put on "Exodus" and not be compelled to jump up!

Sorry, doesn't move me...

:-)

I've been on 4 cruises, the music was maddening!

I'm sure I'm the only one.
Every other old, fat, drunk white person on the ship was loving it. I have pics.

Me? I was just drunk & white.
Okay, late thirties. And I coulda lost a little weight before putting on the swimsuit.

BUT I WASN'T DANCING LIKE AN OLD, FAT, DRUNK WHITE PERSON to "island music"!!!!

The Reggae band on two of the cruises didn't know any Led Zep or AC/DC - I asked....

:-)

Later somebody told me they were playing AC/DC in one of the disco's, You Shook Me All Night Long.
Yeah, an AC/DC dance song, but the ladies love it.

Wanna impress me? Play You Shook Me by Led Zep......

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Posted 27 July 2008 - 07:51 AM

Gibson's Bob Marley signiature is Jammin'. *bud um.... shhhh!*
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