The Nameless Ghouls of Ghost have been known to carry Gibson RD's since the early days. The German branch of Gibson Guitar Corporation has [interviewed the Nameless Ghouls](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g7_Ps_NntE) and learned that Fire Ghoul's guitar carries a pair of Seymour Duncan with a coil-tap switch, just like Omega Ghoul's guitar.more
Sonic Youth's [website](http://www.sonicyouth.com/mustang/eq/gtr50.html) states, about Lee Ranaldo's Gibson RD Artist: "Used by Lee/Thurston: 1993-1999 1993 -- EG#EG#EG# (PCH - Lee) 1994? -- EG#EG#EG# (PCH - Lee) 1995 -- EG#EG#EG# (PCH, Expressway - Lee) 1996? -- EG#EG#EG# (PCH, Expressway - Lee) 1999 -- EG#EG#EG# (Expressway - Thurston) NOTES: The RD Artist had onboard electronics for sound modulation, which were removed. This guitar was stolen in July 1999. I've never actually seen Thurston using this but set lists from February '99 indicate it was his "Expressway" and "PCH" guitar (the latter of which was not played). Reddish body 2 humbuckers Rosewood fretboard Black pickguard Controls removed Serial # -- 71218092 Listed as "RD-1" on '95 set lists. Listed as "GIBSON RD" on '99 set lists."more
Bob Welch can be seen playing a Gibson RD Artist in the 1981 concert, 'Live at the Roxy', in which he appears with members of his former band, Fleetwood Mac. The RD Artist also features in the cover art for Bob's 1981 self titled album. The same year as the RD Artist hit the market. The album cover can be found in the Wikipedia article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Welch_(album)#/media/File:Bobwelch81.jpg In the video, you can first see the guitar at 0:44more
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