LEFT TO RIGHT) The ’59 Gibson Flying V made famous by Albert King. “Lucy,” the guitar built by Dan Erlwine in the early 1970s and used extensively by King. The mid-’60s Gibson Flying V King played extensively after his ’59 V was lost.
1959 Gibson Flying V - At its original release, it wasn't well received. As cliched as it sounds, it was ahead of its time. Fast forward 10 years, and it becomes one of the most popular guitars around.