Which Classic Acoustic Guitar Are You?
Not that long ago, we put out a quiz called "What Classic Electric Guitar Are You?" Only a matter of time before we gave the acoustic side of things its due. Take this quiz to find out which classic acoustic guitars matches your sound and style best!
How would you describe your playing?
Of these, who's Your Favorite Guitarist?
Where's Your Favorite Place to Play?
How many guitars is too many?
What's an essential acoustic guitar accessory?
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And just for fun, choose an electric guitar you like.
The Martin D-28 (and its Mahogany counterpart, the D-18) were the first successfully produced dreadnoughts ever, and rank as some of the most popular acoustics of all time. The D-28's complex and strong tone can be heard on classic recordings from practically every genre. This guitar is steeped in the old school, but can keep up with the new as well.
Gibson SJ-200 Jumbo
Gibson SJ-200 Jumbo
The Super Jumbo 200 or SJ-200 features such showy elements as a "mustache bridge," sparkling pickguard, and of course, an absolutely massive body shape. This is a guitar for players in need of a big, powerful sound, with a powerful look to match.
As one of the finest Grand Auditorium acoustic-electrics made by Taylor, the 814ce is a modern classic acoustic. This is a great guitar for singer-songwriters, worship leaders, and recording artists who need one great acoustic that can do it all.
The Gibson L-1 went through a number of major design overhauls dating back to 1903. In its early archtop format, this guitar is most closely associated with the down and dirty blues playing of legends like Robert Johnson.
Martin has produced its share of smaller body orchestra and auditorium sized acoustics. The 000-28 is perhaps the most famous due largely to its use by Eric Clapton on his unplugged album. These guitars are bright and comfortable to play, making them ideal instruments for finger-style guitarists.
Of all vintage Guild acoustic guitars, few are as prized as their jumbo-shaped 12-strings such as the F-412. These guitars were used by such pickers as Paul Simon, and churn out a sound as big and round as their shape.
Players of Collings guitars enjoy the finer things in life, but aren't afraid of something new. These guitar are all made in Austin Texas using classic techniques and tonewoods, and have achieved a reputation as some of the best new acoustics in the world.
Similar to a Gibson J-45, the Epiphone Texan is a classic-style flattop with a thick body and big sound. This guitar was famously used by Paul McCartney, and that association has made vintage examples especially collectable.