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According to this [product page from Epiphone](http://www.epiphone.com/Products/Designer/Wilshire-with-Tremotone.aspx), one of Jimi's early guitars was a Wilshire. Epiphone writes "though many of the early Epiphone instruments made in Kalamazoo were under-appreciated at the time of their release, numerous artists through the years recognized the unique appeal of these guitars including Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter, Kurt Cobain, and Steve Marriot."more
He uses this guitar, as said in Guitar World interview. "TWEEDY: I have a 1965 SG, which is pretty much my main guitar. I also used an Epiphone Wilshire, the mini-humbucker model, a little bit. Those were my two main electrics, but I have so many guitars. I've been buying them forever. I did a few overdubs here and there with a Rickenbacker 330, and also some with a Tele. But for the most part, almost everything is on the SG." Original article here:http://www.guitarworld.com/interview-jeff-tweedy-and-nels-cline-discuss-guitars-and-gear-behind-wilcos-latest-album-whole-love?page=0,2more
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