CONTEST RULES: No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Entrants must be 18 years or older. Each entry must be individually submitted using the Official Entry Form at http://www.acousticguitar.com//Win/Gibson-Blues-Video-Contest and received by August 31, 2014; facsimiles may not be substituted. Finalists will be announced on September 15, 2014 and a two week voting period will follow. The winner will be announced on or around October 1, 2014. The prize will be fulfilled by Gibson within 60 days of receipt of winner’s written acceptance. Employees of Acoustic Guitar and Gibson are not eligible to win. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Limit one entry per person. Acoustic Guitar magazine reserves the right to notify the winner by mail or by e-mail and to identify the winner in the magazine as well as the Acoustic Guitar website and Facebook page. International entrants, please note: If the winner is resident outside the United States and Canada, he or she is responsible for all shipping, customs, and tax costs. In the event that an international winner is unwilling or unable to cover these costs, he or she will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be selected. Contest entrants may receive information from Acoustic Guitar and Gibson. For the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Gibson Contest, c/o Acoustic Guitar Magazine, 510 Canal Blvd, Suite J, Richmond, CA 94804. This offer ends on August 31, 2014. Taxes are the responsibility of the winner. No prize substitutions are permitted.
The Gibson 1928 L-1 Blues Tribute Guitar
The new small-body Gibson 1928 L-1 Robert Johnson Tribute model is a customized vintage replica designed to capture the authentic look, feel, and sound of the original. The Tribute features an Adirondack red-spruce top and mahogany back and sides, hot hide glue construction, scalloped bracing, a period correct 1.725-inch nut, distinct V-profile neck, a rectangular Indian Rosewood bridge with bone saddle, nitrocellulose lacquer and faded vintage sunburst finish, open-back vintage tuners, and tapered peg head. Retail value $3,299
Perhaps no other guitarist has generated so much lasting influence from so few recordings as Robert Johnson. His 29 recorded songs provided the licks, turnarounds, and slide techniques that launched a legion of guitarists, and they continue to inspire us today.