Gibson Songwriter Studio Acoustic Guitar

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  • Includes Fitted Gibson Hard Case
  • LR Baggs Element VTC for Ultimate Plug and Play Ease
  • Fingerboard Edge is Softened to Comfortably Fit your Hand
  • Smooth Hand Rubbed and Oiled Fingerboard and Bridge
  • Premium Setup and Good Quality

Gibson Songwriter Studio Acoustic Guitar


The Gibson Songwriter Studio Acoustic Guitar is Gibson's modern Rosewood dreadnought with a superior dynamic range. The Songwriter combines the bracing patterns of the 1930's original dreadnought shape, which has gained popular acclaim over the past ten years. Featuring a Sitka Spruce top with Indian Rosewood back and sides, with mother-of-pearl inlays for added detail. The Rosewood back and sides are simply stunning and produces a rich tone that will resonate throughout your whole body. Additional features include a LR Baggs Element VTC pickup , and Plek technology fretwork for ultimate plug and play ease. This revolutionary guitar also includes a black hardshell case for storage and transportation.

Product Ref: 75220

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Improved Finish

With any Gibson guitar, they always make they offer a quality product to their customers. This includes making sure the fit and finish are as clean as possible to ensure you receive the best experience. With the new Songwriter, Gibson have used a new sandpaper and polishing compounds for the best finish on all tonewood surfaces. They have also improved the fingerboard edge by making it smoother, therefore allowing your fingers to glide freely and achieve a natural feel.

Another great improvement is the newly introduced Plek technology from Germany. The benefits of this new technology create the finest playing surface possible, and ensure the frets always give you an optimum playing experience.

A Guitar with a Quality Tone

The Songwriter provides a supreme tonal quality. First introduced in 2003, it combines Gibson's time-honoured bracing patterns of the 1930's with the original dreadnought shape. The stunning Sitka Spruce to and Rosewood back and sides gives the Songwriter a rich midrange with plenty of high end definition, making sure each individual note is heard. This benefits guitarists who use a lot of dynamics or enjoys a fingerpicking style, as it lets every nuance of your playing come through. Another great feature of the tonewood is that the residual is so long you can hear it ringing for a while after playing a note.

LR Baggs VTC Pickup

The LR Baggs VTC pickup system delivers performance previously unattainable from any other pickup. The streamlined and efficient design includes a tiny thumb-wheel volume control which is just inside the sound-hole. This clever system delivers a robust, lively, and open sound with great dynamics and a delicate high end.


  • Truss Rod Cover: New 2016 engraved truss rod cover
  • LR Baggs Element VTC for ultimate plug and play ease
  • Fingerboard edge is softened to comfortably fit the contour of the player's hand
  • Smooth hand rubbed and oiled fingerboard and bridge
  • Premium Setup and Good Quality


Body & Bridge

  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Back Material: Rosewood
  • Bridge: Rosewood with Tusq saddle
  • Finish Colour: Antique Natural

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile:Round
  • Fingerboard:Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius:30.48 cm / 12 "
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Inlay: Mother of Pearl Paralellogram
  • Truss Rod:Single Action
  • Nut Material: Tusq
  • Nut Width:4.38 cm / 1.725"

Electronics & Hardware

  • Electronics: L.R. Baggs VTC Pickup System
  • Output Jack Style: 1/4" mono
  • Tuning Keys: Gold Grover Rotomatics
  • Tuning Ratio:14:01
  • Pick Guard Style: Custom Line Tortoise
  • Case: Black Hard Shell Case