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In 1952, Gibson introduced its first solid-body electric guitar, the Les Paul which became its most popular guitar to date— designed by Ted Mc Carty and Les Paul.Gibson was owned by the Norlin corporation from 1969 to 1986. Initially, the company produced only Orville Gibson's original designs.
The Firebird, in the early 60s, was a reprise of the modernistic idea, though less extreme.On December 22, 1969, the Gibson parent company Chicago Musical Instruments was taken over by the South American brewing conglomerate ECL.Gibson remained under the control of CMI until 1974 when it became a subsidiary of Norlin Musical Instruments.According to the Memphis Daily News, Gibson plans to search for a new facility for its Memphis operations and will stay in the current spot for the next 18 to 24 months.
The facility, which sits across from Fedex Forum along South B. King Boulevard, is expected to list for million.
The new body design then became known as the SG (for "solid guitar"), due to disapproval from Les Paul himself.