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Throughout this video of Kings of Leon performing "Closer" live on Letterman, Jared Followill can be seen playing a black Gibson Thunderbird bass. You can have a good look at it at the 3:00 mark, where you can see he has on it a custom pickguard with "KOL" on it.
At 3:18 you can see the bridge of the guitar is gold, as it is on the Gibson Thunderbird Bicentennial Reissue version of this bass.
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