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Waddy Wachtel talks Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul

To celebrate the release of the Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul, session guitarist Waddy Wachtel - who plays guitar in the upcoming Jimi Hendrix movie, Jimi: All Is By My Side - talks about how he acquired the original from Stephen Stills for $350, and why he's loved the guitar for so many years, as well as his love for Hendrix.

For more information on the Gibson Collector's Choice #14 1960 Les Paul 'Waddy Wachtel', check out the official Gibson site, and for more from Jimi: All Is By My Side, head to the film's official Facebook and Twitter pages.

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com (opens in new tab), in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe (opens in new tab).