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History of the Gibson '59 Les Paul "Danger Burst"

Steve Vitale • Posted on 12/07/2016

The fabled '59 Les Paul is a staple within the guitar world.  A  rare gem that few will glimpse in person.  So when the anonymous owner of this beauty told us the story we knew it was instantly one worth telling.  

The "Danger Burst", as it has been coined by its owner, is a beautiful 1959 Les Paul that has caught the experts at Gibson's eyes.  They've taken this beautiful original and meticulously recreated it in a special run.  Here is a brief story of the Danger Bursts journey, and our dear friend Ray riffing  the ultimate comparison between guitar goliaths.