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  • 1965 Gibson Melody Maker

    I posted a picture before but my thread got lost in the transition.


    Melody Maker

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    One chord is fine. Two chords is pushing it.
    Three chords and you're into jazz
    - Lou Reed

  • #2

    Sweet!  Closest I have to that is a 68-ish Kalamazoo KG 2-A, and this Series 10, which is a really nice guitar for a cheapie! I also had an 86 RI MM that was red. -Adam

    Series 10

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    • fuzztone
      fuzztone commented
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      Very cool,thanks for posting a picture,I never saw one before.

      I am a big fan of Melody Makers. The last one I had was a 2003


      Les Paul Melody Maker



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  • #3
    I had a 1980 Melody Maker from 1980-86 (traded it for an '83 Stratocaster). It was a nice guitar:

    Guitars: Ampeg Dan Armstrongs, Fender Telecasters, Stratocasters, Epiphone Les Paul, G-400, EG-1275, Dots, Gibson SG, Squier Stratocasters, Telecasters, OLP MM1s, etc.Amps: Marshall JCM 2000 DSL 50/1960A, Ampeg VL-502/VLA, Music Man HD150 212, etc.Effects: Vox ToneLab SE, etc.Influences: Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Ronnie Wood, Paul Kantner, Eric Clapton, Rich Robinson, Jimmy Page, Pete Townshend, The Edge, etc.


    • #4

      fuzztone wrote:

      I posted a picture before but my thread got lost in the transition.


      Melody Maker

      Sweet. From the few clips I've heard they're sorta the most Tele of Gibsons. Or Esquire in this case. Would you agree?

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      Guitars: 1990ish Fender American Standard Strat,
      Epiphone Sheraton II, Austin strat copy, mid-1930s Martin R-18

      Amps: Fender Blues DeVille 4X10 tweed, 60s Ampeg Jet


      • #5

        Great guitar! Here's my '65:

        65 Melody Maker

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