Gibson also honored Les Pauls request to remove his name from the guitar, and the new model was renamed SG, which stood for Solid Guitar. Les Pauls name was officially removed in 1963, but the SG continued to feature Les Paul nameplates and truss rod covers until the end of 1963.
What does Gibson ES stand for?
Electric Spanish Great guitars, both, but very specific guitars. Yes, clued-up players will undoubtedly nod their heads instead toward the Gibson ES-335 (and its similar counterparts the 345 and 355) as being perhaps the most versatile electric of them all! The Gibson ES-335 (ES stands for Electric Spanish) was introduced in 1958.
Is an SG a good guitar?
The SG is versatile, iconic, easy to play, and sounds incredible. Plus, if you cant stretch to a full-fat Gibson version, the Epiphone models are also excellent.
Is a Gibson SG Standard a good guitar?
Gibson SG Standard 2019 The latest edition of the SG is killer simply because Gibson hasnt messed around with what made the original guitar so great. You get the same beautifully-sculpted body, slim mahogany neck and lush looking rosewood fingerboard. Great sounds, looks and playability are on offer here.