In February ’96, Yamaha produced a limited number of reissue SG-175s as the SG-175B. The Guitarist Jimi Hendrix is a guitar legend who, unquestionably, doesn't need any introduction. Body … Santana's request during the course of the guitar development was how to maximize sustain with creamy and fatter tone. In mid 70s he had a short affair with a Gibson L6-S model, but soon switched to Yamaha SG2000 – which he helped design. Back in the early ’70s, there was no big-name artist to serve as the spokesman for Yamaha electric guitars, and the Yamaha SG models remained in the background of the musical fabric. Never saw him play that one. Less noticeable were the new, black-plastic covered Spinex high-output humbuckers. 46% price drop. But Yamaha continued to produce custom shop SGs. No other differences are known. In ’84, three more SGs were introduced in Japan. The SG-1300-24 was a 1300 with a two-octave fingerboard and no pickguard, available in a metallic blue. In ’81, however, several new guitars appeared in Japan. There’s no information about the SG-1000NW except that it was a variant of the 1000N. issue (1991, Deep Blue), Yamaha SG-800s Standard (1983, Tobacco Sunburst), Rare Yamaha SX-80 – “The Devils Head” (1974, natural), Yamaha SX-800A – “The Devils Head” (1976, Black), Yamaha SX-800B – “The Devils Head” (1976, Red), Yamaha SX-800B, “ the Devilhead Guitar”, 1977, Red, Follow Elite Vintage Guitars on WordPress.com. He had custom pickups without the covers, and a fancy Buddha pearl inlay design covering the belly of the guitar. The SG-1300TS was a version of the 1300T with only volume and tone and some interesting variations. Product replaced by the Yamaha SG2000 [2007-?]. Personal circumstances have led me to selling my now much diminished collection. The SG-70 was very similar to the SG-50, but had a mahogany body. As an example, see this article: Sounding Like Carlos Santana, as well as the followups, Playing Like Carlos Santana, and Carlos Santana’s Guitar Tone. Classic Designs The head of the SG-2000 featured the now-standard double-dipped shape, with five-ply binding, a block lettering logo, and a fancy three-piece floral inlay. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Guitarist Jimi Hendrix was born Johnny Allen Hendrix on November 27, 1942, in Seattle, Washington. Yamaha SG-2000, electric guitar, Cream White 2000s . In ’77, Yamaha added the SG-800. The SG-35 had parallelogram inlays, the SG-30 had dots. Neck through body, ebony board, carved maple top on a laminated mahogany body. The export SG-1500 appears to have lasted through ’78 or possibly into ’79, probably at the same time as the SBG changes came about. He played his then-recently acquired signature Yamaha SG2000 in this performance. The tone of Carlos Santana’s Yamaha SG guitar can be heard on a number of landmark recordings, one of the most notable being 1977’s Moonflower. If you're going to buy one of these guitars, this is the iconic version to buy. Developed from the mid 1970s SG175 by Yamaha and Carlos Santana, the SG2000 was designed to be the ultimate electric guitar. This was the most debated and certainly the rarest . Item Information. The SG2000 he actually used a lot live at least was antural wood colour with a different inlay. Each came with a laminated pickguard and an optional brass pickguard. ( Log Out /  Most sources cite 1976 as the debut date of this model, however, as usual, there’s more to the story. Yamaha SG2000 70's all original through a little 80's valve Fender Champ12 (red buttons & tolex). The SG-1000, which was the second-in-line model in Japan, had some differences. These lasted until around 2001. 1979 Yamaha SG & SA-2000 Electric Guitars BB-1200 . The SG-700 appears to have bit the dust with the SBG change in ’78 or ’79. Avg used price: $1,958. $3,750.00. They were available through ’85. Few details are available except it looked identical to the SG-1000, with the split-wing inlays, etc., and came in a Brown, Red, and Jade Green finish. Free shipping. Carlos Santana’s Electric Guitars: 1950s Gibson Les Paul Special. In ’76, Yamaha produced a limited edition SG-2000 Devadip model with a fancy engraved pearl inlay on the belly of an antique Japanese woman in native dress holding a flower, obviously inspired by Santana’s custom SG-175. An early association with Carlos Santana proved the Japanese created guitars were competitive with the USA made counterparts, drawing attention to the fine craftsmanship that they truly deserve. The SG-2500, 1600, 1300, 1000N, and 510 made it another year through ’85. Quick Responder. The SG-1000-24 was the 1000N with a two octave fingerboard. Only it and the SG 3000 are neck-through, and ONLY the SG 2000 has the big old brass sustain block under the bridge. Good. $1,938.45 + $99.92 Shipping. Learn how your comment data is processed. These had slightly less fancy headstock inlays and chrome hardware. Here in great condition, a Yamaha SG-2000 limited issue in glossy vintage flame top Tobacco Sunburst, a great looking Yamaha SG. The SG-510 had all the new features with dot inlays and chrome hardware. Of all the excellent – and generally ignored guitars built by Yamaha over the years, none has achieved quite the legendary status as the Yamaha SG-2000 (in the USA issued as SBG-2000), based primarily because of its association early on with Carlos Santana. $3750. These came in cherry sunburst or brown sunburst. Preferred Seller. The ’74 SG-90 and SG-175 marked the debut of guitars that clearly can be identified as Yamaha SGs. Blast From The Past: 7 Classic Fights Between Undefeated Boxers, Eric Clapton's Blackie Stratocaster Specs. The edges were soft and the body was thinned down. In a 1976 flyer where Yamaha introduces the new SG series the SG 1500 appears as second in line after the SG2000. The SG-1600 was similar but with fewer plies of binding. Make an Offer. Others included a smaller finetune bridge and lack of a sustain plate. The SBG-3000 also had new Precise Torque tuners, with a 15:1 gear ratio and a set screw on the button that let you adjust the tension to your taste. The 700 had traditional black plastic pickup covers with only one row of poles exposed. For your viewing pleasure here is Santana performing the classic “Black Magic Woman” live in 1977. 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Little information is available on the SG-1300, but it was probably a set-neck with a white-and-black top binding, clay split-wing inlays in bound rosewood, gold hardware, the new bridge and Spinex pickups, with the 2000 headstock inlay. In the early 80s he made a final switch to PRS guitars, and he’s been playing them exclusively to this day. $1,599. A virtual collection of legendary guitars played by famous guitar players, I have a '78 Yamaha SG2000 because of Carlos. Watch; A R 1 S p o n s M o r e d O T M P G Q. Yamaha SG-2000 1977 Electric Guitar. Thanks to Santana at his live, SG-2000 drew worldwide attention. SG - Specs - Electric Guitars - Guitars, Basses & Amps - Musical Instruments - Products - Yamaha - UK and Ireland The SG-700 and SG-500 were almost identical to the SG-1000, but without the special wiring circuitry. The distinctive body inlay work featuring a Buddha image that was intended to convey the high quality of Japanese products to the world. Finishes were natural, black , red, and brown. The top was a single piece of maple, without the perpendicular centerpiece, and was unbound. The top also featured five-ply binding. The SG175, designed and developed specifically for Carlos Santana, was dubbed the "Buddha SG." Yamaha make a wide range of electric guitars from semi hollow jazz guitars like the AES models to the new, stylish Revstar range. Yamaha SG-1000 1982-1986 Sunburst. The name was changed to SBG-1000 in the U.S. at the same time as the 2000, and the guitar remained in the line through ’83 (’84 in Japan). The SG-500 came only in opaque colors, black and cherry, suggesting use of lower-grade maple on the tops. Likewise the SG-35A (maple). Check out these interesting ads related to "yamaha sg2000" 1970 gibson sg prs santana guitar 1967 gibson sg gibson lucille epiphone es 339 prs se semi hollow. Mainly aimed at Japan. An SG-1500 was introduced in Japan in ’81, but with different specs, so we’ll discuss that as a new model. The tone of Carlos Santana’s Yamaha SG guitar can be heard on a number of landmark recordings, one of the most notable being 1977’s Moonflower. Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation. In ’75, the headstock changed to having the double-dip or “W” cutout we associate with the SGs. Instead of a set neck, it featured a three-piece mahogany/maple/mahogany laminated neck-through design conducive to greater sustain. The first 175s had the older square-humped headstock. The It had a bound rosewood fingerboard, “clay” split-wing inlays, and “only” triple binding. ( Log Out /  Replacing the flat back of the SG-175 was a contoured back with a scoop out of the top waist to increase playing comfort. Five finishes were available initially – cherry sunburst, brown (tobacco) sunburst, cherry, brown (tobacco) and black. The 22-fret ebony fingerboard was bound with mother-of-pearl split-wing inlays. ( Log Out /  The 800 substituted a cream pickguard and pickup rings for the black laminate of the 700. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The SG-1300T, 1300-24, and 1000-24 probably lasted only a year through ’84. Construction quality, fit and finish are excellent. One was a version of the SG-1000 called the SG-1000X. In ’89, it built a custom SG-T for the guitarist Takanaka, an SG-3000 that featured cool alphabet graphics, the vibrato, volume/tone, and a humbucker/single/humbucker pickup layout. The SG-1000 was equipped with slightly different electronics; the pots were wired such that when the volume pot was rolled up to 10, the tone control was bypassed – the equivalent of the slider switches on ’60s guitars. The SG-90 was plain, with simple top binding, no binding on the fingerboard, dot inlays, and chrome hardware. The Guitarist Carlos Santana is a Mexican-American rock guitarist who became well-known in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his ba... Blackie , a mid-1950s Fender Stratocaster guitar pieced together by Eric Clapton himself from numerous individual guitars, was Clapton... RINGO MONSANTO Youtube Channel: Watch and learn famous guitar solos covered, then played in slow tempos with tablatures! Change ). From its rich tone and long sustain to its outstanding playability and stunning design, all of its signature characteristics have stood the test of time, remaining relevant to this day. While these new SGs started to become noticed, Takabayashi and his staff went to work improving the guitar’s design. The ideas were actualized by featuring sturdy mahogany body, converting the … Surrounds were gold. Yamaha's most historical and iconic guitar, SG series was reborn in 2010 to satisfy today's musicians demands, handcrafted by the highly skilled Japanese master luthiers. 1 product rating - Yamaha SG-2000 1977 Electric Guitar. 20 watchers. Custom Shop One off Models With a single-piece construction that transmits the vibrations of the strings to the body more effectively, and a sustain plate embedded directly into the body below the saddle, the SG2000 offered superb sustain. One major difference in construction was the use of solid mahogany for the wings. $870 + $200 Shipping. Very Good. Pre-Owned. :) I also have a Yamaha guitar but a different model. $2,122.17. The big news for ’82 was the introduction of a new deluxe SG, the SG/SBG-3000, also called the SG-3000 Custom. 'Power & Sustain fascinates Santana' SG-2000 must be the best known solid body among all the Yamaha electric guitars. The Yamaha SG  had its roots in two new solids that debuted in late 1973 – the Natoh mahogany bodied SG-35 and Katsura-wood SG-30. Make an Offer. Yamaha SG 2000 Yellow . That's awesome, Jude. Instead of carved solid mahogany, the SG-2000 had a carved, mildly figured three-piece maple top, with the grain of the center section set perpendicular to the sides. § Gibson ES-175, 1961/2, Tobacco Sunburst, Pat Martino autographed. The SG-1000N was a version of the SG-1000 with the new smaller gold bridge and Spinex pickups (maybe “N” meant “new”?). The SG-700 had an unbound maple top made of several pieces of maple and came in cherry sunburst and brown. The SG-500 likewise disappeared at this time, though it returned in ’81 or ’82 as the SBG-500 (SG-800S in Japan). This was another set-neck guitar that differed from the earlier SG-800 in that it now sported dot inlays and white bobbins on exposed pickup bobbins. Likewise, nothing is known about the SG-710T except it probably had the new vibrato. The SG-50 was similar to the SG-30, but with a glued-in neck with dot inlays and a large, laminated pickguard that went from the upper horn down to the lower bout. The distinctive Yamaha SG has famously been used by artists as diverse as Santana and Mastodon. Santana’s legendary guitar, the Yamaha SG2000, is now on display at the Berlin Musical Instrument Museum. Since its debut in 1974, the Yamaha SG has been the choice of some of the most influential guitarists. Launched in 1973, Yamaha's third generation of SG six-strings changed the perception of the Japanese guitar, from copies to serious instruments on a par with their US equivalents. Electronics were conventional two-humbucker, same as on the SG-175. 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These were bolt-neck guitars with slab bodies in the Yamaha SG shape, reminiscent of a Gibson SG, with small pickguards and twin humbuckers with black plastic covers. The body wings consisted of a “sandwich” of laminated mahogany and maple. Add to Cart. Product presentation . Model (1995, Blue), Fender Telecaster (1977, Natural Wood, Status Quo Signed), Fender Telecaster (1978, Translucent Cherry), Fender Telecaster (Tobacco Sunburst, 1972), Fender Telecaster Custom No-caster ( B-Bender, 2000s). Rob Hatschek from My Classic Guitars joins Gareth in the studio along with his impressive collection of late 70's early 80's Yamaha Guitars. ( Log Out /  More pictures. Yamaha 1980 SG-2000 Brown Sunburst /1101. like on this page: http://www.ultimatesantana.com/Yamaha-SG-CarlosSantana.html, That is what made me start playing guitar, New Palace of chance review is available on this website. When Yamaha introduced the highly acclaimed SG2000 they also introduced a SG1500. The classic Yamaha SG2000 was developed in association with Carlos Santana, and was one of the first electric guitar models that designed specially for distribution in the U.S. First introduced in the 1970s they are still being made and sold today. This guitar looked like a fancy SBG-2000 with gold-plated hardware, but it also sported significant differences. 2,191. Pre-Owned. At the top of the line the SG-2500 was added. Free returns . Since its debut in 1974, the Yamaha SG has been the choice of some of the most influential guitarists. Others undoubtedly exist. The finetune bridge had metal saddles, and the stop tail was engraved with a harp-and-scroll design. Yamaha’s SGs started to proliferate in ’83 with the addition of eight new SGs. Any significant cosmetic damage is shown in the photos so … Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Юрий's Gear Garage. While Yamaha was involved in modifying the SG-2000, no new models seem to have appeared. In ’77, an SG-1000L lefty version became available. Both were set-neck, carved-top mahogany guitars with a little elevated pickguards. Carlos Santana's own guitar, exhibited at w:en:Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix) (MIM) Date: 8 April 2011, 14:36 (UTC) Source: Carlos_Santana_guitars,_MIM.jpg; Author : Carlos_Santana_guitars,_MIM.jpg: Kevin Spencer; derivative work: Clusternote (talk) This is a retouched picture, which means that it has been digitally altered from its original version. Finish options were metallic black, Gold, Wine red, and Cream white. By ’88, the legendary Yamaha SG line went out of production. Yamaha u3 (refurbished) - free delivery click image to enlarge description yamaha u3 upright piano yamaha u3 upright piano finished in black gloss. Finally, the SG-800S appeared in ’81. Price: US $3,500.00. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. These initial Yamaha SGs lasted until mid ’76 when they were replaced by the SG-2000. The laminated pickguard was slightly elevated, as on the SG-175. SG-2000 Electric Guitar / 1976 The SG2000 was the result of further modification of the SG based on the advice of Carlos Santana. The model shown commemorated 30 years of Yamaha electric guitars in 1995 and was issued and sold in Japan only. Finally, Yamaha reissued its visionary guitar as the SBG-700S circa ’99, a set-neck model with a mahogany body and neck, twin humbuckers and a coil tap. Buy It Now. The SG-2000 featured a neck-through-body design and was granted two United States … Top of the range Yamaha SG Series Of all the excellent – and generally ignored guitars built by Yamaha over the years, none has achieved quite the legendary status as the Yamaha SG-2000 (in the USA issued as SBG-2000), based primarily because of its association early on with Carlos Santana. In fact, the SG2000 is one of the most collectible and valuable Yamaha guitars in the used market today, and there is plenty of good reason for that. Watch. Including sustain plate, T-cross maple etc. The Yamaha SG-1820A guitar in black was designed with modern influences in mind and was created for the guitarist that wants high-spec, modern playability and stunning looks. 5.0 out of 5 stars. In order to enhance sustain, the SG-2000 had a brass block under the bridge (Similarly the SG-1500 had a chrome block). Like all other SG-2000 models, these have their origins in the SG-175, after involvement of Carlos Santana. 3 user reviews. The result of his input was the SG-2000 model, which was one of Yamaha’s most innovative and successful solidbody designs ever. A special engraved flower graced the headstock. Issue, Cherry Sunburst), Yamaha SG-2000 (1990s, Flame Tobacco Sunburst), Yamaha SG-2000s (Green, Jake Burns/SLF Autographs, 1985), Yamaha SG-25s, 25 Yr Anniv. Condition: Used. $146 for 24 months with PayPal Creditopens a installment calculator layer* $146 for 24 months. The headstock inlays were the same, as were the mother-of-pearl split-wing inlays on a bound ebony ‘board. The twin-shielded Alnico V humbuckers were covered in black plastic with a cover that surrounded the bobbins, but left them and the poles exposed. The SG-30A was essentially the same as the SG-30, but with a maple body. In Japan, this model was also called the Professional, which was engraved on the pickguard. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . It appears to have been an SG-700 with white binding on the top and an even plainer flower inlay on the head. The SG 1000 has a set neck and no sustain block. Yamaha SG2000 Santana Guitar 1978 With original case very good condition Japan. The results were the SG-2000, SG-1500, SG-1000, SG-700 and SG-500, introduced in ’76. Yamaha SG2000 Santana Guitar 1978 With original case very good condition Japan . Hey Daniel, Since guitar virtuoso Carlos Santana played the SG2000 for several years, you know that there is something special about this guitar. Another custom Takanaka SG-25T was also produced at that time with a flame maple cap. The ebony fingerboard was inlaid with abalone split wing or pyramid inlays. No information is available on this guitar and it probably didn’t last long. Add to Cart . Basically this had SG-3000 construction and pickups (including the new bridge) combined with the multiple bound trim of the SG-2000 (minus the abalone trim). These were based on the original Santana model and featured a fancy engraved pearl and gold inlaid Buddha on the guitar belly. The Efficient Writer Productivity Hacks for the Writing Life Tips and It was most likely not exported to the U.S. 1980’s Most sources cite 1976 as the debut date of this model, however, as usual, there’s more to the story. While Santana clearly loved his custom Yamaha SG-175, he also noticed numerous areas where the guitar could be improved and collaborated with Yamaha to develop his ideas. 1979 yamaha sg & sa-2000 electric guitars bb-1200. Most noticeable was the addition of Mexican abalone purfling to the top. Hardware was gold. Another new model in ’81 was the Japanese version of the SG-1500. Second Hand Yamaha SG2000 1978; Second Hand Yamaha SG2000 1978 Includes Original Case Serial Number: {{currentSerialNumber}} Manufacturer photo + Description Specs Finance Reviews Delivery Description Second Hand Items Disclaimer. Bridge sits on a brass block set into the body (Santana's suggestion) for added sustain. How long this lasted is also unknown, but it was not in the ’84 Japanese catalog. The SG-2000 employed the basic look of the SG-175, combined with subtle refinements. Of all the excellent – and generally unheralded – guitars built by Yamaha over the years, none has achieved quite the legendary status as the Yamaha SG-2000 (SBG-2000), based primarily because of its association early on with Carlos Santana. The SBG-3000 Customs were spectacular guitars. Yamaha SG2000 Santana Guitar 1978 With original case very good condition Japan. The SG-1300T was a 1300 with a nifty new stud-mounted double-locking finetune vibrato, no pickguard, and only one volume and one tone. These are not in the ’85 Japanese Yamaha catalog so, presumably, they were already gone, although the SBG-1300TS was still featured in the ’85 U.S. catalog, so it make it ’til about ’86. Instead of being a neck-through, it was set-neck with solid mahogany and did not have the brass sustain plate under the bridge. The head, fingerboard, and top were all free of binding, and inlays were dots. It was an SG-175 that was first noticed by Carlos Santana, who began playing one around this time. 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