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Since it's introduction in 1958, the Epiphone Texan has been the choice of countless musicians including Paul McCartney, Peter Frampton and Noel Gallagher. In fact, McCartney wrote and recorded "Yesterday," one of the most recorded and popular son...
According to this Epiphone article, in the late 1960s Jimi Hendrix acquired this Epiphone FT79 acoustic guitar. The guitar has serial #62262, and was built in NY in 1951 (original source [here](http://www.epiphone.com/News-Features/News/2010/Bonhams-to-Auction-Epiphone-FT79-Owned-by-Jimi-Hen.aspx)). The Bonhams auction site has this interesting note about the guitar: "Jimi Hendrix owned this guitar for a three-year period (longer than any other documented Hendrix guitar)..."more
The guitar, a 1960 Gibson Epiphone Texan model, has been one of Case’s favorite guitars for many years, and was used extensively on her Fox Confessor album. She recently donated the guitar to Catamount Arts in support of the Northeast Kingdom regional arts center’s fundraising efforts. Paul Rigby and I used this a TON making “Fox Confessor”. I’m only putting it up for auction because I care so much about Catamount and I have enough guitars! It’s sounds and plays like honey. – Neko Case The guitar was sold in 2012more
"we definitely recorded a version of Go By i'm not sure which version got used on new moon either or was the yamaha cant remember the model number XO was a 60's gibson country and western and a 63 epiphone texan and the yamaha figure 8 was the '63 texan and a '57 J-50" Rob Schnapfmore
Since it's introduction in 1958, the Epiphone Texan has been the choice of countless musicians including Paul McCartney, Peter Frampton and Noel Gallagher. In fact, McCartney wrote and recorded "Yesterday," one of the most recorded and popular songs ever, on his 1964 Texan and still uses it on stage today.