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Les Paul guitars 'are phenomenal instruments'

Les Paul guitars have come in for praise from a professional musician.
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guitars are becoming better than ever, a blues musician has stated.

Performer Steve Miller, who is also an avid guitar collector, told the Gibson website that he has bought 28 Les Paulguitars in the past year.

"The reason I bought them is because every one of these instruments plays beautifully [and] has a phenomenal tone," he stated.

Miller added that he usually sells guitars on once he has chosen a favourite, but that has not been the case this time.

"I haven't sold any of these, because they're all phenomenal instruments," he explained.

Miller added that he believes Gibson has hit on the right formula for making Les Paulguitars – combining respect for the instrument's past with improvements provided by the use of modern technology.

Earlier this month, Miller revealed that Les Paul himself inspired him into a music career, as the guitarist and inventor was a friend of his family.

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Posted on 15 Mar 2010 17:30 to category : Instruments News

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