Gibson B.B. King Lucille 65th Anniversary - Ebony
Gibson B.B. King Lucille 65th Anniversary - Ebony

B.B. King Lucille 65th Anniversary - Ebony, Hollow Body/Semi Hollow Body Electric Guitar from Gibson in the B.B. King series.

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Gibson celebrates Lucille’s 65th Anniversary

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Gibson Memphis launches a modernized reissue of BB King’s Lucille guitar for the 65th Anniversary of the iconic blues instrument.

The Gibson BB King Lucile 65th Anniversary retains the design of the ES-335 guitar, and includes specific features required by the artist, such as the top without f-holes or the TP-6 tailpiece. But Memphis has also upgrade the guitar for modern use, so you’ll now find a second jack for true stereo output and a 6-way VariTone switch.


  • Semi-hollow guitar
  • 3-ply maple/basswood/maple body
  • Multiply white/black bindings
  • Mahogany set neck with a maple spline
  • Richlite fingerboard with 12” radius, white binding and mother of pearl Block inlays
  • Nut width: 1.681”
  • “Lucille” inlay on the headstock
  • “65 Years” engraved on the gold plated truss rod plate
  • Gold plated Grover Tulip tuners, 14:01 ratio
  • 2 humbucking 490R neck and 490T bridge pickups with golden covers
  • 2 volume and 2 tone knobs, 6-way VariTone switch and 3-way pickup switch
  • Gold plated Tune-O-Matic bridge and TP-6 tailpiece
  • Tortoise Shell pickguard
  • Strings: .010 - .046
  • Nitrocellulose Ebony finish
  • Ships with a hardshell and a certificate of authenticity

MSRP is $3799. You’ll find more info about the BB King Lucille 65th Anniversary at

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