Gretsch Guitars G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Electric Guitar

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From Bo Diddley, Billy F. Gibbons, and Gretsch.

The Billy-Bo is a modern version of the Jupiter Thunderbird designed in 1959 by Bo Diddley himself. Billy F. Gibbons fell in love with an original given to him by Bo Diddley, but added some of his own mojo to this new version that he created as his touring axe. The Billy-Bo features a heavily chambered mahogany body, one-piece mahogany neck, ultra-thin laminate maple top, TV Jones Power'Tron (neck) and Power'Tron "Plus" (bridge) pickups, pinned Adjusto-matic bridge, and Schaller Straplocks. It's a dirty, low-down rock guitar with serious credentials and a vibe that hasn't lessened in nearly 50 years. Includes case.

  • Bo Diddley designed in '59
  • Modified by Billy F Gibbons
  • Heavily chambered mahogany body
  • One-piece mahogany neck
  • Ultra-thin laminate maple top
  • TV Jones Power'Tron (neck) and Power'Tron "Plus" (bridge) pickups
  • Pinned Adjusto-matic bridge
  • Schaller Straplocks
  • Includes case

A great mix of retro and modern, the Billy-Bo is a rock legend of the past and present. Order your now.

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Comments about Gretsch Guitars G6199 Billy-Bo Jupiter Thunderbird Electric Guitar:

I did use 59 reissue LP's and now I can't put this one down. It has the best tone on the planet and if you pick one up you won't put it down.

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