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Joe Bonamassa

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First Look: Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

February 24, 2020
Fat tones, fast neck, and scads of vintage Les Paul vibe at an easy-to-own price.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2010s

December 17, 2019
Sure, some are obvious biggies (Bonamassa, Vai), but there are also unexpected dark horses (hint: one is a shirtless Misfit).
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Epiphone Unveils the Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

November 26, 2019
A replica of one of the cleanest 'bursts that Bonamassa has ever seen.
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Joe Bonamassa Announces 'Live at the Sydney Opera House'

August 28, 2019
The album includes previously unreleased live versions of tracks from his No. 1 album Blues of Desperation.
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Joe Bonamassa to Host Radio Show on SiriusXM

January 15, 2019
Different Shades of Blue with Joe Bonamassa, will feature Bonamassa exploring all aspects of blues music.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2018

December 26, 2018
Based on your eyeballs, here are the most-watched episodes of the year.
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Epiphone Presents the Ltd. Ed. Joe Bonamassa ES-355 Standard Outfit

December 6, 2018
The guitar features the classic ES-355 semi-hollowbody archtop profile with an Ebony finish, gold hardware, ProBucker humbuckers, Mallory Capacitors, and a Bigsby B7 Vibrato.
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Joe Bonamassa’s Redemption

October 26, 2018
Once, the blues-rock hero was motivated by anger. Now he’s enjoying a Zen-like balance of his 6-string, singing, and songwriting skills.
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Listen to the November 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

October 17, 2018
This month's playlist includes tunes from Halestorm, Greta Van Fleet, Cedric Burnside, Cam, and more!
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Rig Rundown: Joe Bonamassa [2018]

August 22, 2018
One of blues-rock’s biggest draws walks us through his staggering setup of Dumbles and signature tweed combos, holy grail Les Pauls and Fenders, and just a handful of off-the-rack pedals.
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Fender Releases the Joe Bonamassa '59 Twin-Amp

March 28, 2018
The amp features a classic 80-watt Fender 5F8A circuit, hand-wired eyelet board, and Fender vintage-style “yellow” paper-foil-resin tone capacitors.
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Seymour Duncan and Joe Bonamassa Team Up to Create the Amos Pickup Set

November 28, 2017
The pickups were replicated with alnico 6 magnets patterned off of Bonamassa's original Flying V.
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Epiphone Presents the Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Outfit

November 22, 2017
One of Gibson's futuristic guitar designs gets resurrected by Joe Bonamassa and will feature their ProBuckers, CTS electronics, and a '50s-style hard case.
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Joe Bonamassa Visits PG’s Home Turf

August 31, 2017
The prolific blues-rocker takes time before his gig in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to show us his three favorite road axes and field questions from PG fans.
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Tone Tips: Hands vs. Gear?

January 13, 2016
Does a great guitar sound originate in a player’s hands, gear, or both?
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Gibson Custom Releases Limited-Edition Joe Bonamassa Bonabyrd

December 22, 2015
The Bonabyrd combines the classic body shape of a 50’s Les Paul with a 60’s retro Firebird headstock.
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Joe Bonamassa and the Three Kings

October 13, 2015
Remembering B.B., Albert, and Freddie with fiery playing—and an astonishing collection of guitars.
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GALLERY: Joe Bonamassa’s Three Kings Gear

October 13, 2015
The historic axes from the Three Kings tour.
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Musicians Institute Announces Joe Bonamassa Torch Bearer Scholarship

June 5, 2015
The winner will receive $35,000 in tuition assistance.
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Beyond Blues: Eric Johnson vs. Joe Bonamassa

April 25, 2015
Decode the warp-speed blues-rock licks of two modern masters.
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