Posted on Nov 15, 2007 in News, Tours | 3 comments

When performing with the original Mahavishnu Orchestra back in the early ’70s, John McLaughlin typically wielded a double-neck electric guitar (either a Gibson EDS-1275 or the ornately carved “Double Rainbow” built for him by Rex Bogue), plugged directly into towering Marshall amplifiers cranked loud enough to loosen fillings at a thousand paces.Since that time, McLaughlin has played a diverse variety of guitars – from electrics such as vintage Gibson Johnny Smith and Byrdland models, and his beloved ’72 Gibson ES-345 with a scalloped neck; to acoustics such as various Ovations and custom instruments hand built for him by luthier Abraham Wechter: including the “Our Lady,” the “Marielle,” and three Shakti models. 

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John McLaughlin’s 2007 Touring Rig