Let’s get the bidding party started with this jaw-dropping Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar signed by music industry powerhouse Linda Perry! Bonus: a signed copy of the 4 Non-Blondes CD Bigger, Better, Faster, More and a stylish Gibson hardshell case with a plush red interior. See her signing/playing the guitar in the videos below!
Linda Perry is an acclaimed singer-songwriter, musician, music producer, film producer, and philanthropist best known for her songs "What’s Up" (4 Non-Blondes), and chart-toppers "Beautiful" (Christina Aguilera) and "Get The Party Started" (Pink). She’s also written and/or produced music for A-list artists ranging from Britney Spears to Alicia Keys, from Enrique Iglesias to Faith Hill and Ziggy Marley. She was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015 and is on the nominating committee for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. She has also been nominated for 5 GRAMMYs, among other top awards.
Perry signed this Gibson J-45 acoustic guitar in December 2022 for Herizon Music Foundation, a nonprofit that uplifts the next generation of women in music through education, work experience, and role-modeling programs.
And the guitar itself? It is not hard to draw a direct line from the sound in our head when someone says the word “Acoustic Guitar” to the Gibson J-45.
The nickname of the Gibson J-45 model acoustic guitar is “The Workhorse,” and that is not just a moniker that comes from thousands of testimonials across the musical universe since its inception in 1942. From some of the earliest recordings in country music, the Gibson J-45 has continued to pioneer countless genres over the past 80 years.
This Gibson J-45 '50s Faded commands the same presence as a vintage J-45 from the mid-1940s. Featuring a comfortably rounded neck profile, paired with a Rosewood fretboard, vintage aesthetic white button tuners, and a Satin Faded Sunburst Nitrocellulose finish; you’ll have the vintage tone & appeal with modern playability all in one package.
The Gibson J-45 '50s Faded features an LR Baggs pickup that is perfect for the stage or recording studio performance.
With a dynamic range of tone and exceptional playability, you won’t want to put it down! Of course, it’s also a TOP showcase piece for any super fan or guitar collector’s wall or stand. (Stand not included)
Much gratitude to Gibson Gives and Linda Perry for supporting women in music and Herizon Music Foundation!
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