Joe Perry sold his 1959 Gibson Les Paul during his 1982 divorce. Later he found the guitar was owned by Slash. Perry called Slash and bugged him for years, offering to pay more than the guitar’s worth. Years later at Joe’s 50th birthday party, Slash finally gave him the guitar as a gift.

Joe Perry (musician)

Anthony Joseph Pereira (born September 10, 1950) better known by his stage name, Joe Perry, is an American musician, songwriter and vocalist, who is best known as the lead guitarist and founding member of the American rock band Aerosmith.Sometimes referred to as the “Greatest American Rock Band of All-Time” and the “Bad Boys from Boston”. Aerosmith has sold over 150 million albums worldwide and 70 million in the U.S. alone, making them one of the biggest selling artists of all-time.

Perry also has his own solo band called The Joe Perry Project, and is a member of the All-Star band Hollywood Vampires (band) with Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp.

He was ranked 84th in Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time and in … Continue Reading

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Perry_(musician)

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