1967 Gibson Melody Maker D

1967 Gibson Melody Maker D

"MELODY MAKER:¬†Greatest value ever in a Solid Body electric with full sized neck and scale length. Acclaimed by players, teachers, and students for its fine sound, big tone, sensitive pickup, feather-light touch. Beautiful Fire Engine Red or Pelham Blue finish, Gibson Vibrola." -- Gibson catalog, 1967 Make and Model:¬†Gibson Melody…
1968 Gibson Melody Maker D

1968 Gibson Melody Maker D

        From the 1968 Gibson catalog, "MELODY MAKER: Very easy on the budget, yet this one has everything. Ultra thin contoured solid body with single or double pickups and Gibson Vibrola. Great sound and easy to handle touch through a full scale and 22 frets. And many…
1968 Gibson ES-335td

1968 Gibson ES-335td

The Gibson ES-335 debuted in 1958 with a revolutionary new design: a double cutaway, thin solid body with hollow wings electric guitar. The thin body of this guitar was constructed of a laminated Maple arched top and back but had a solid center Maple block running down the center of…
1968 Gibson Melody Maker D

1968 Gibson Melody Maker D

The mid 1960s saw a large surge in the popularity of student level solid body electric guitars. Gibson's Melody Maker line was in competition with Fender's Mustang and Duo-Sonic II for a quality solid body electric at an affordable price. Unlike Fender's offerings, the Melody Maker actually had a full…