When Guitar World magazine released its list of the “Coolest Guitars of All Time” in 2010, you might think that perhaps the classic Les Paul or iconic Telecaster would top that list. Yet, the winner was none other than the BC Rich Mockingbird, a guitar born from the forward-thinking design of namesake guitar maker Bernardo Chavez Rico.
In the 1950′s and 60′s, Fender had essentially two different lines of guitars: their standard models, and their so-called “student” models.
The Ibanez RG (meaning Roadstar Guitar) forms the backbone of Ibanez’s product line.
The Gibson J-160E in its original form doesn’t get produced as a factory-new guitar anymore, but that doesn’t diminish its place as possibly the most iconic acoustic-electric guitar in rock and roll history.