The Beatles Guitar Heroes 14 – Paul McCartney

Share My Guitar is pleased to announce a new series of guest posts by John F. Crowley about guitars owned by members of the Beatles. Each week we will unleash another article covering the history and impact of these fab guitars.

The Beatles: Paul McCartney’s ’66 Fender Esquire…

1966 Fender Esquire sunburst (vintage unknown): McCartney bought this single-pickup Telecaster model during the Revolver sessions and had the strap button moved to the “horn” side of the body. Also used on “Good Morning, Good Morning” and “Helter Skelter.” As far as I know, McCartney still has this guitar.

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Macca’s ’68 Martin D-28 Acoustic Guitar…

C.F. Martin D-28 acoustic (vintage unknown): This sweet-sounding dreadnought surfaced during the “White Album” sessions (it’s the one used on “Blackbird”), and can be seen in the “Two of Us” scene in the “Let It Be” film.

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