John Lennon EJ-160E

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John Lennon
John Lennon
John Lennon
John Lennon Signature

John Winston Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles, one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed acts in the history of popular music. Along with fellow Beatles Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, he formed one of the most successful songwriting partnerships of the 20th century.


Patterned after the Gibson J-160E acoustic-electrics that were perennial Beatles workhorses, the signature model EJ-160E features an advanced Jumbo, sloped-shoulder body shape, solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, a chunky solid mahogany neck and solid rosewood fingerboard and bridge. The EJ-160E's neck has the fat, rounded feel of many late-Fifties era Gibson electrics. A mini humbucking pickup is seated discreetly between the end of the guitar's fretboard and the sound hole, while volume and tone controls are located on the guitar's lower bout, as they would be on a standard electric guitar.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each goes to the BMI Foundation for the John Lennon Scholarship Fund, which supports music education.


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Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
Epiphone John Lennon EJ-160E
  • 1997-2015

Body:

  • Sloped-shoulder advanced jumbo body
  • Solid spruce top
  • Mahogany back and sides
  • John Lennon signature on body above fingerboard

Neck:

  • Set mahogany neck with SlimTaper profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
  • Elongated headstock with deco oval inlay
  • 12" fingerboard radius
  • 20 medium-jumbo frets
  • 25.5" scale
  • 1.68" nut width

Binding:

  • 4-ply body
  • Single-ply neck
  • Multi-ply 1-ring rosette

Electronics:

  • 1 Mini acoustic humbucking pickup
  • Pickup mounted at end of fingerboard
  • Full-size 500k potentiometers
  • 1 Vol 1 Tone controls on front of guitar

Hardware:

  • Chrome hardware
  • Rosewood reverse-belly bridge
  • White bridge pins with no dots
  • Single-ply stylized tortoise pickguard
  • Kluson Deluxe vintage-style green-key tuners
  • Amber bell knobs

Colors:

  • Vintage Cherry (VC)



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