According to a 1975 Guitar Player [article](http://www.guitarplayer.com/miscellaneous/1139/classic-interview-ron-wood-december-1975/12820): "After the Beck outfit splintered (due to management and personality conflicts) Ron returned to a Gibson SG that he had prior to moving to bass guitar."more
At 6:10 in this Guitar Interactive [presentation](http://www.iguitarmag.com/magazine-editions/guitar-interactive-issue-31/edition-videos/phil_harris_gi31_video_2mp4/), the narrator says, "[Paul Kossof] had an SG before his dad bought him this [Les Paul](http://equipboard.com/items/epiphone-les-paul-custom-black-beauty)."more
Finally got one, after learning on Epiphone models from 14-18ish, had it since. Love it. Would sell the marshall full stack before I sell this. The only thing I like more than a normal, heritage cherry SG, is a really nice sunburst Les Paul.... MMmmm... :)
I've always been a Gibson guy. Ive played my share of Les Pauls and I love them. But In my opinion, the tone of a high quality SG is very similar to the tone of a Les Paul with identical pickups...slightly brighter. But the weight difference and comfort level of an SG makes it easier to play for hours on end. Also, the price difference between an SG Standard and a Les Paul Standard makes the decision easy for me. I'm an SG guy.