In this entry from Coldplay's blog from November 2013, a fan asks why Jonny Buckland switched to playing Fender Telecasters on nearly every song, whereas at the start of the Mylo Xyloto Tour he used primarily Stratocasters. Matt McGinn, Jonny's guitar tech, responds, "In the end we reverted to the Tele's - 'Sunny', his fave, in particular - for most tunes, except [Violet Hill](http://youtu.be/pTFcoXoNQkA?t=1m1s) (on which he's always played a 1974 Les Paul Deluxe) and God Put A Smile Upon Your Face." You can see the '74 Les Paul used on Violet Hill at [1:28 in this video](http://youtu.be/pTFcoXoNQkA?t=1m28s) of Coldplay performing live in Tokyo in 2009. The original entry can be seen [here](http://www.coldplay.com/oracledetail.php?id=5243).more
In an interview on [Gibson's website](http://www2.gibson.com/News-Lifestyle/Features/en-us/Steve-Lukather-on-Solo-Album-and-Rosanna-Burst.aspx) Steve was talking about the Les Pauls that he has owned over the years. He said "My first real guitar was a ’71 Les Paul Deluxe, which I still have. And I had a [’58 Goldtop](https://equipboard.com/items/1956-gibson-les-paul-goldtop) that I used on the first couple of Toto albums and the Boz Scaggs stuff that I did. I’ve had lots of Les Pauls."more
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