The Epiphone 1966 G-400 limited edition is our fantastic version of the iconic 1966 Gibson SG with a beautiful Silver Burst finish and Alnico Classic™ Humbuckers. Every serious player wants an SG and here's the real thing that sounds as good as it looks. The original SG not only rivaled guitars of its own era for sonic variety but also proved to be a sign of things to come. Hard rock, metal and scores of rockers embraced the original SG and made it a classic. Now, the 1966 G-400 gives you the sound and look of a real SG without the vintage price tag.
As with all Epiphones, the 1966 G-400 includes our Limited Lifetime Warranty and Gibson’s famous 24/7/365 customer service. Visit your authorized Epiphone dealer and get back today with a 1966 G-400.
The SG Story
When the SG or "Solid Guitar" was introduced in 1961 as a replacement for the Les Paul, it was called the "fretless wonder" for its low frets and fast action. The twin horn cutaway design was like nothing on the market and its light but balanced weight made it the perfect guitar for stage and studio work. Later ‘60s models introduced the SG with humbucker pickups, and since then, the SG has become the go-to guitar for artists like The Who's Pete Townshend, Tony Iommi, Paul Weller, AC/DC's Angus Young, Eric Clapton and Derek Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band. It was a 1966 era Gibson SG that was George Harrison’s main guitar for the album Revolver and for the promotional films for “Paperback Writer” and “Rain.”