Epiphone EJ-200SCE Solid Top, Left Handed, Vintage Sunburst
The Epiphone EJ-200SCE pushes the original "King of the Flat Tops" into new territory. Essentially, the EJ-200SCE is an EJ-200 Cutaway Electro with a Fishman preamp. With its large cutaway for total upper fret access you can still get to the dusty end of the fingerboard, despite the EJ-200's huge body size. Gibson originally introduced the J-200 back in '37, when it set a standard for guitar excellence. Bigger and louder than anything that had come before, the J-200 meant guitarists in the orchestras of the time could be adequately heard.
As well being loud, the J-200 shape became equally known for its look and focused tone. When first introduced, it immediately filled a need for a deeper, more balanced and powerful acoustic instrument that could project itself, prior to widespread electrification. Since then it's continued to fill the needs and desires of guitarists that long for its unique voice.
A massive list of rhythm guitarists and singers from the last 60-70 years have made the J-200 their primary instrument on stage (and the odd LP Sleeve too). Some of these include greats like Don Everly, Bob Dylan, Robbie Robertson, Emmylou Harris, Elvis Presley, Gram Parsons, Buddy Holly, and Pete Townshend.
The Epiphone EJ-200SCE gives you the core of such an iconic and historic guitar, but without the price tag of an original. Plus, it even adds a modern pickup preamp meaning you can keep up with modern technology in times when its massive voice isn't quite enough. Making you heard anywhere.
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Been using my slimmer version of an acoustic ever phone for many years, didn’t realise how tiny it was until I purchased the Epifoam EJ 200. Really pleased with everything about it – how it looks, how it tunes, how it feels, and how it plays. Very impressed with this guitar