Clapton’s Fool - Psychedelic Guitar | Painted Guitar Art

Clapton’s Fool - Psychedelic Guitar

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Clapton's "Fool" is an iconic, historical and a one of a kind 1964 Gibson SG. It was painted by psychedelic and visionary artist, Maryke. This guitar can be seen in many photographs with Eric Clapton, as he cherished his painted guitar art. A psychedelic SG which made a great sound. It is one of the most recognizable guitars in history. At the time guitar art didn't exist. Paintings on guitars are still not very common, which makes this, that much more special. Of all the psychedelic instruments in the world, this one always stands out. In the 60's psychedelic paintings were very popular, with concerts like "Summer of Love" and "Woodstock", all the visuals were some sort of psychedelic art. The guitar is now considered a part of rock and roll history.


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ERIC CLAPTON’S GIBSON SG - Psychedelic Guitar

Clapton’s Psychedelic Guitar |PAINTED GUITAR ART

Clapton’s psychedelic guitar is a 1964 Gibson SG Les Paul. It has has six screws on the pickgaurd which make it a 1964 and not an earlier model. It was originally owned by George Harrison of the Beatles. George gave the guitar to Eric Clapton, after his guitar has been stolen. In 1967 Cream, a band Eric CLapton played the guitar in, was gonna play in "Summer of Love". They hired two dutch designers, who were later known as The Fool. This is when Maryke painted the guitar for Eric and Clapton’s Fool was born. The Fool ended up playing an important part in rock and roll history and in psychedelic culture of the late ’60s.

Not only is it a famous guitar, but also a famous guitar art
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