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In this video, John Mayer plays a Gibson L-5 CES guitar in natural finish. In [an article by Gibson](http://www2.gibson.com/News-Lifestyle/Features/en-us/gibson-L-5-archtop-0606-2011.aspx) about the Gibson L-5 archtop guitar, the author mentions John Mayer's usage of it. They write, "Mayer is proof that the L-5 has a place in modern pop. He pulls the silvery tones of “Slow Dancing on Mulholland Drive” from his Where the Light Is DVD out of a gorgeous natural finish L-5."more
Throughout this video, Wes Montgomery plays a Gibson L-5 CES. [This article](http://www.jazzguitar.be/wes_montgomery_guitar.html) from *Jazz Guitar* says "During his entire career Wes Montgomery played almost exclusively on a Gibson L-5 (cutaway electric spanish) from 1963. He wasn't really interested in equipment. In his own words: 'I got a standard box. I don’t never want nothing special. Then if I drop my box, I can borrow somebody else’s." [This article](http://www2.gibson.com/Products/Electric-Guitars/Archtop/Gibson-Custom/Wes-Montgomery-L-5-CES/Features.aspx) from Gibson confirms Wes' use of the L-5.more
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