B.B. King

B.B. King Lucille

B.B. King had been playing Gibsons for over 40 years when he and Gibson officially joined forces in 1982. B.B.’s personal touches on his signature model include the fine-tuner tailpiece, the semi-hollow body with no soundholes and, of course, the name that has adorned his guitars throughout his career Lucille.


Body: Laminated maple, Maple center block Neck/Profile

Fingerboard/Inlay: Ebony/Pearl block

Scale/Nut Width: 24 3/4″/1 11/16″

Binding: Multi-ply top and headstock , single-ply fingerboard and back

Bridge/Tailpiece: Tune-o-matic/TP-6

Hardware: Gold

Pickups: 490R Alnico magnet humbucker, 490T Alnico magnet humbucker

Controls: Two volume, two tone, three-way switch, six-position Varitone, stereo/mono jacks

Finish: Cherry, Ebony

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