Welcome to Gibson Electric Guitars
Nowadays there is no more Iconic Guitar then the Gibson Les Paul or SG, but when Orville Gibson founded the company in 1902, as The Gibson Mandolin-Guitar Manufacturing Co Ltd in Kalamazoo, Michigan its main aim was to make mandolin-family instruments,
Today's Gibson electric guitars represent the history as well as the future of the electric guitar. The models whose designs have become classics-the ES-175, ES-335, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird, SGs and Les Pauls-are a testament to Gibson's wide appeal, spanning more than four decades of music styles. Gibson's close relationship with musicians is manifest in endorsement models from King, Atkins and jazz greats Howard Roberts and Herb Ellis, plus new Les Pauls made to the personal specifications of rock stars Jimmy Page and Joe Perry.