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Gibson Flying V hailed for advanced design
The Gibson Flying V has been commended by its manufacturer for its pioneering design and unusual shape.
Indeed, the firm said it may have been too far ahead of its time when it was first created in 1958, as it only acquired a substantial fanbase in later years.
This could be partly due its popularity with a number of rock musicians, such as Marc Bolan of T-Rex and Dave Davies of The Kinks.
In fact, the firm compared its poor judgement with the decision by Decca to reject a little-known band called The Beatles at an audition in 1962.Posted on 30 Jun 2009 11:13 to category : Instruments News
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