According to [TheDoorsGuide.com](http://www.thedoorsguide.com/music/equipment.html), a website that aims to be the ultimate resource for one of the most innovative bands to come out of the west coast music scene in the late 1960s, "Robby Krieger acquired a 1954 Gibson Les Paul Custom Black Beauty in mid-1968 for bottleneck playing. Gibson's replica of this guitar is missing the gold Bigsby tailpiece and has a Seymour Duncan mini-humbucker in the neck in place of the stock Alnico V pickup (modifications Robby made in later years). This is the guitar Robby used in the studio to record "Wild Child." He can also be seen playing it at the Hollywood Bowl, in the group's Critique television appearance, and during the Post-Morrison Doors tours." This is verified by Gibson from this [article](http://www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/Les-Paul/Gibson-Custom/Robby-Krieger-1954-Les-Paul-Custom.aspx).more
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