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This picture was taken in 2011. Adams gave his 1967 Southern Jumbo, covered with Star Wars stickers, to the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. A sign next to the guitar said, that he used it to compose and to record his albums "29" (2005), "Jacksonville City Nights" (2005), "Cold Roses" (2005) and "Easy Tiger" (2007).more
In [this interview](http://www2.gibson.com/News-Lifestyle/Features/en-us/aaron-lewis-0820.aspx), Aaron Lewis says, "That has been a favorite guitar of mine since the day I picked it up. I got it from my friend Nate, a.k.a. “Willy” of Willy’s American Vintage in St. Paul, Minnesota. But it was Willy’s guitar and wasn’t even for sale. I was in there looking at all the guitars on the wall and I looked over and sitting on the floor near the counter was this old Lifton case. And I was like, “What’s in there?” And he was like, “Oh, that guitar. Well, that’s my guitar.” I said, "Can I check it out?” And he was like, “Sure, go ahead, check it out.” So I took it out and I started playing it and I talked him into selling it to me. You know, I have to say he’s a good businessman because it wasn’t all that difficult to talk him out of it. I have since gone back in with the prototype of the 1951, the one that we did, the run that we did, and 15 minutes into him playing it and getting reacquainted with an old friend and everything else, I told him that it wasn’t his and he didn’t believe me. That’s how spot-on these guitars are to the original. "more