Epiphone is one of the leading companies known for their musical instruments. It was bought by Gibson after the Second World War in 1950 and is still working under the roof of Gibson as a sister company. Epiphone is producing one of the leading electric, bass and acoustic guitars, as well as other accessories. One of the classic productions of Epiphone is Epiphone Casino, which is a semi-acoustic guitar.
Epiphone Casino is based on the Gibson ES-330 and is a masterpiece that was being used by John Lennon as well as Noel Gallagher. The great affection of these legends for Epiphone Casino has caused a lot of musicians to move their attention towards it and this is now a masterpiece that a lot of musicians want to own so they can create the best music ever.
The Epiphone Casino is a semi hollow guitar and it looks a lot like the Epiphone Sheraton. One of the most remarkable aspects of Epiphone Casino is that it has a very light weight and Epiphone Casino is also known for its crisp, more trebly sound. This guitar has two Gibson P90 pickups that give it an ideal rhythm.
The Epiphone Casino has an adjustable bridge, which allows it to be adjusted very low and with the help of the small screws on the bridge, the intonation can be set quite easily. Another very remarkable feature of neck is that it is thinner than other guitars and it helps the musician to get their hand around it very easily and can maneuver their fingers really fast.
The Beatles singer, songwriter, guitarist, bassist Paul McCartney became the proud owner of Casino in the year (1964) and used it to create his songs “Drive My Car” in 1965 and “Taxman” in 1966. Two years later, the two great legends, John Lennon and George Harrison acquired their Epiphone Casinos. George Harrison used Epiphone Casino as his main instrument till the time he was with Beatles.
Epiphone Casino has different versions and the Epiphone Casino Arch top has two P90 pickups and has chrome hardware. The scale is about 27.75 inches and the width of the nut is about 1.68 inch. The Epiphone Casino has a set neck joint and the neck material is of Mahogany. The fingerboard is Rosewood/Parallelogram with a laminated Maple body material and has an entire natural finish.
There have been different versions of Epiphone Casino that have come about with the passage of time. These include the regular Epiphone Casino Arch top series, which is made in Korea. The Epiphone Elitist Casino is made in Japan. The Epiphone John Lennon Casino is made in US. The Epiphone John Lennon Casino has been based on the changes that John Lennon had recommended.
With this long history of Epiphone Casino, it has been played on by a number of legends that include Paul McCartney, Noel Gallagher, John Lennon, George Harrison and a lot of other legends. Along with them, a few bands that use this art piece include the Interpol, Oasis, Asteroid No. 4, as well as The Boo Radleys.