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Epiphone B.B. King Lucille Electric Guitar

Channel the legendary tone of B.B. King with the Epiphone Lucille. With features specified by the bluesman himself, this semi-hollowbody really wails. (42) Read 10 reviews for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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A guitar with a background story to rival rock's greatest tales, Lucille has always carried a shroud of mystique. Epiphone has worked to capture what makes the guitar great in their incredibly versatile and player-friendly B.B. King Lucille model.

Built B.B.'s Way

B.B. King tweaked his semi-hollow body guitar years ago to plug the f-holes. The result was reduced feedback, and a guitar that can truly wail without any whine. Apart from that modification, King's guitar is largely a standard semi-hollow guitar, sporting dual cutaways for enhanced high fret access and a bold-looking pickguard. The guitar's maple laminate body and top are lightweight and bolster a natural resonance. Also boosting sustain is the set-in maple neck and its rosewood fretboard.

Capture Any Blues Tone

A true superstar, B.B. King transcends the blues -- and he relies on Lucille's ability to deliver a palette of different sounds. Epiphone puts this versatility in guitarists' hands by including the VariTone system on this signature model. The six positions on the knob each cut out different frequencies, with one offering a clean bypass. Flipping through the positions, you'll hear Lucille's voicing change from full, throaty humbucker growl to twangy sounds more akin to a single coil pickup. Switching between the Alnico Classic pickups and adjusting the volume and tone knobs make for almost unlimited range of tone.

Hardware Fit for a King

Lucille boasts upgraded hardware that makes this guitar an even-more player friendly choice. It's TP-6 fine-tuning tailpiece lets you make micro adjustments to each string after tuning at the headstock. Players who really want to feel like B.B. on stage can use Lucille's dual outputs to connect the guitar to two separate amps. It's an effective way to add even more tonal options or to hear stereo effects truly shine.

Features:

- Maple laminate back and sides
- Semi-hollow body without f-holes to fight feedback
- Set maple neck
- 22-fret rosewood fretboard
- Alnico Classic humbuckers in bridge and neck position
- VariTone system offers six different tonalities
- Three-way pickup selector
- Volume and tone controls for each pickup
- TP-6 fine-tuning tailpiece
- Stereo outputs

Play the blues like the master himself with the Epiphone B.B. King Lucille. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Epiphone products.
- Pickups: 2 Humbuckers with Vari-Tone
- Hardware: Gold
- Scale: 24.75 in.
- Neck: Set
- Neck Material: Maple
- Fingerboard/Inlay: Rosewood and Black
- Body: Maple Laminate
- Top: Maple Laminate
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 44 x 21 x 5 in
Epiphone Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-4GIBSON

Product Description

The Epiphone B.B. King Archtop Guitar brings Style and Performance to a higher level.

The Humbucker Pickups will let you comp chords or play that soaring Blues solo that has always been in the back of your mind. Make B.B. proud and add this instrument to your collection!
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Overall: I recently saw a friend of mine who brought a gibson bb king lucille guitar and it sounded greated. My bb king lucille guitar sounds just as good as a matter of fact i can hardly tell the difference. It has a warm rich sound to it and don't sleep on the sustain and clean distortion the pick ups bring to the stage. BOOM NUTHIN BUT MUSIC!
Style of Music: Jazz,Blues,
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Overall: Picked one of these up 2 weeks ago after hemming and hawing. Took it home and put some new strings on it and plugged it into a Fender GDEC 3 amp and began to play around with it. Both of the pickups have really good tone and this guitar has some serious sustain. With the Vari-Tone and the volume and pick up there are many different sounds you can get from this guitar. The real test was when I plugged it into a Epiphone Valve Jr. tube amp, now we're talking tone! The guitar sounds warm and creamy and it just sings. I'f you're looking at one of these I'd highly recommend getting your hands on one. Mine is even better than I thought it would be.
Style of Music: Blues, Surf, Rock, "Old Timey" Country, Metal
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