96614GLEN’S GUITARS

Please Note: As you will see, Glen did not stick with one type or model guitar. He also tinkered with his guitars, changing their appearance. This makes it very hard to set up a timeline of all Glen’s guitars. What I have done above is to create a short summary of the main guitars Glen used, into the best chronological order I can work out. I hope it is accurate. I want to thank a lot of Shiny Dime Facebook fans (known affectionately as the Guitar Nerds) for their help in putting this list together. I am sure this will be an on-going endeavor.

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Glen getting his first guitar – A Roy Rodgers model – as a Christmas gift in 1956.

 

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Close-up of a Roy Rogers ‘geetar’

 

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Glen’s second guitar. Unknown model…with high quality strap!
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Before Glen settled on the Gretsch Tennessean. he tried a Gibson and a Gretsch Country Gentleman.
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Gretsch Chet Atkins Tennessean – Earwig days
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A color picture of the same guitar a little later (as a Spider)
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Glen and the Gretsch at the VIP in 1965
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GB (Alice Cooper band) with his now modified Gretsch. Using a spoon as a slide.
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Pink Les Paul
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Rickenbacker 330. 1969 at Wonderland Gardens. Ontario, Canada
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Rickenbacker 330. At the Grande Riviera in Detroit 1969
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Gibson White SG Custom  (Love It To Death) Began using in January 1971?

“Glen’s main guitar was a white SG [Custom] with three humbuckers and a Bigsby B-5 tremolo,” said (Neal) Smith

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67/68 model w/stars  1971

 

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Les Paul Custom (early 60’s model) Above and below

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Gibson SG Deluxe – brown 1972
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Gibson SG Deluxe – brown
gretsch duo-jet
Gretsch Duo-Jet (B$B Tour)
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1979 – Guest appearance with the Flying Tigers. Again with a white SG Custom?

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Fender Mustang – used with Virgin band [1983]
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Ibenez Les Paul Custom… [early 1990s]

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Ibenez Les Paul Custom

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A red Charvel – Used with Buxton/Flynn band [1995]
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61 Les Paul SG Jr [brownish red]
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Epiphone Sheraton II [1997]

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piet korf
Piet Korf’s collection of SG based on those played by GB and MB.
6marshall amps
MB and Glen’s Marshall Amps,