25 most iconic guitars ever
Gibson ES-335 (1958)
The 335’s plummy yet cutting tone quickly established it as an essential weapon in the jobbing bluesman’s arsenal. Freddie King made his scream, while BB King is still coaxing licks from the world’s most famous 335, “Lucille”. The double f-holes come as standard, but go for block inlays over the cheaper “Dot” design on the neck.
He names all his guitars Lucille. He wrote a song called Lucille and put it on an album called Lucille. Ladies and gentlemen, BB King.