Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Epiphone to release Roy Orbison 12-string guitar

Guitar brand Epiphone is to release a 12-string acoustic inspired by Roy Orbison.

Epiphone's Roy Orbison 12-String Guitar
Superb prices on musical instruments
br /> The signature "Oh, Pretty Woman" instrument is based on Orbison's famous 1962 Epiphone Bard guitar and will be available in a limited edition run from September, according to the Gibson website.

Orbison, who is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame died in 1988, but his widow Barbara suggested he would have been thrilled to have a guitar named after him.

"I hope the next generation of artists will feel inspired to write another great rock and roll song thanks to the Epiphone signature Roy Orbison 12-string acoustic guitar," she remarked.

An official unveiling of the acoustic will take place today (April 23rd) at London's Gibson Guitar Studio.

In addition to the instrument itself, the guitar comes with the sheet music for Oh, Pretty Woman, a hard case bearing Orbison's signature and a lapel pin in the shape of the artist's trademark sunglasses.

Save money on Acoustic Guitars today.ADNFCR-2133-ID-19135259-ADNFCR

Posted on 23 Apr 2009 10:32 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

Also providing updates to their Masters, Signature, Giant Beat and Signature traditional lines, Paiste spill the beans on their NAMM 2017 releases.

16 Jan 2017 13:54
thumbnail

Prime Series feature a Media Player, Turntable, Mixer and analysis software. Fulfilling every possible need of the modern DJ, Denon DJ hit the nail on the head.

10 Jan 2017 16:44
thumbnail

A 64 channel HDX and USB3 AD/DA interface, the Orion32 HD is the latest addition to the Orion range and offers a whole host of new interesting features.

10 Jan 2017 11:57
thumbnail

The perfect expansion for any interface, Focusrite's OctoPre range have more inputs than ever, giving you the freedom to record multiple tracks simultaneously.

5 Jan 2017 16:12

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Revealing their new range of highly affordable S series, Gibson dish the dirt on their 2017 Line up including the Traditional Series, High Performance Series and more.

16 Jan 2017 13:11
thumbnail

Ideal for those players who flourish in an intuitive education environment, Flowkey puts you in charge of your learning offering a variety of insightful tools.

13 Jan 2017 16:14
thumbnail

The Sonzera series consists of a 50W combo, 50W Head and 20W combo.Used by Black Stone Cherry and Snarky Puppy, expect professional grade tone right off the bat

13 Jan 2017 13:25
thumbnail

Unconventional being what Ibanez do best, the SRAS7 brings the best of both worlds to the modern musician with its combination fretless and fretted fretboards,

12 Jan 2017 10:52
thumbnail

With a variety of new additions to their 2017 line-up, Korg spill the beans on their new revamps, updates and products that are to be appearing at NAMM

12 Jan 2017 08:34
thumbnail

With a stellar 2017 line up at hand Vox have yet again proved to be the masters of innovation, providing a solid mix of classics and contemporary twists

12 Jan 2017 08:34