Music Shop Direct
38-40 Bristol Road,
Bath & N. E. Somerset,
You can order direct on line from this web site, but if you need help, or prefer to order by telephone, we have a dedicated order line on "01275 830830".
The order line is open Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.
Please note the order line is closed on Wednesdays and weekends, if lines are busy, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as a member of staff is available.
Click To Order By Phone
Tel:- O1275 834474
"The Music Box Shop"
Remember we are a retail music shop.
Our small friendly shop is situated in the centre of Whitchurch Village just outside of Bristol and we welcome visitors who wish to view our range of guitars, amps, banjos, mandolins, violins, music gifts and other musical instruments we have on show.
The shop is open Monday to Saturday 9.00am until 5.00pm and closed on Wednesdays, Sundays & Bank Holiday Weekends. We normally close over the Christmas and New Year week.
VISITORS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.
However we strongly advise customers who wish to visit and are coming some distance, to telephone or email beforehand to ensure the musical product you are interested in is available and in stock, thus to avoid disappointment.
Fax 01275 838687
Hollow Body Les Paul Style Electric Guitar
One of our most popular selling electric guitars is the Les Paul style electric guitar available in many different colours. Les Paul style electric guitars are made by many different manufacturers, but all are based on the original which was invented by Gibson.
The original Gibson Les Paul was a solid body electric guitar first put in to production in 1952, it was designed by Ted McCarty and world famous guitarist Les Paul.
With Les Paul endorsing the model for Gibson, it soon became one of the worlds best known guitar models and is the guitar of choice for many world renown guitarists such as Slash, Pete Townshend, Jimmy Page, Zakk Wylde and Billy Gibbons to name just a few.
A variant to the standard solid body Les Paul is the hollow body version, the pickups work in a similar way to solid body electric guitars, except that they also pick up the body vibration being hollow as well as the string vibration, converting this combination in to an electrical signal.
With this combination the hollow body guitar strikes a kind of balance between the characteristics of solid body electrics and the hollow body acoustic guitar, giving greater resonance and sustain than a solid body electric guitar.
We normally have in stock a range of Les Paul style electric guitars, nicely built, set up and available in a choice of body colours.
As a retail music shop our stock does change daily as you can imagine, so if you cant find the electric guitar you are looking for on our web site why not call in at our music shop in Bristol to see our current stock, if you are not local to us, you can ring our staff for assistance on 01275 834474.
We are here to help, if we do not currently have the electric guitar model you are looking for, we may well be able to order it in for you.
All our full size electric guitars come with a FREE Guitar Bag included!
Example guide specification for a hollow body Les Paul style Electric Guitar:
Guitar Specification :
Hardware : Gold
Construction : Set In
Machine Head : Die Cast
Neck : Hard Maple
Fingerboard : Rosewood
Scale : 24.75" / 22 Fret
Body : Korina
Top : Quilted Maple
Pickups : 2 Humbuckers
Bridge : Tune-O-Matic
Electronics : 2V, 2T, 3-Way T/G
Click Here To View Our Range Of Electric Guitars