Gibson to Reproduce Eric Clapton’s Classic “Beano” Les Paul

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One of the most important guitars in the history of rock and blues music will be released this December: Eric Clapton’s 1960 “Beano” Les Paul. The axe that Slowhand wielded on the classic John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers album Blues Breakers with Eric Clapton — when Londoners were declaring him “God” — will soon be available in stores, courtesy of the Gibson Custom Shop.

This could be the protoype (Later… With Jools Holland 2 November 2010):