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GALLERY: Ernie Ball Music Man Factory Tour

See how guitars and basses are made at Ernie Ball Music Man, and some of the historic instruments in their possession.

Early Albert Lee
"The forerunner to the Albert Lee was originally designed in 1987 as the Axis model. Albert Lee played it at the Ernie Ball Christmas party that year and liked it so much that he took it home. With some further tweaks (pickup configuration and bridge), it was later made the Albert Lee. "