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Nashville, Tennessee…January 22, 2010….The Gibson Foundation, a proud corporate supporter of UNICEF, urges its many supporters to assist in the help of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in an effort to bring much needed aid to Haiti and its victims of the devastating earthquake last week.  MTV’s “Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief” telethon airing tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST will help benefit UNICEF. Organized by George Clooney and Wyclef Jean, the telethon will feature Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Bono, The Edge and Jay-Z among many others. More than 100 stars have signed on to help raise funds for the MTV Networks-sponsored show, which will benefit the victims of last week’s devastating earthquake.  

“Hope for Haiti Now” will be the most widely distributed telethon in history.  The two-hour program will air commercial-free across a number of networks including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, BET, the CW, HBO, MTV, VH1 and CMT. Click here for the Hope for Haiti Now website and a full list of the outlets carrying the telethon.

Jimmy Page “Number Two” Les Paul
Every musician knows that late ’50s Sunburst Les Paul Standards are hard enough to come by as it is. Obtaining a pristine and exemplary ’59 ’Burst and modifying it for heightened performance and vastly expanded tonal options? Unheard of… unless, of course, you’re Jimmy Page. That’s exactly what the legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist, perhaps the world’s most iconic Les Paul player, did with his own ’59 Les Paul Standard, and now—thanks to the extreme efforts of Gibson’s Custom Shop and the intimate cooperation of Jimmy Page himself—the artist’s hallowed “Number Two” Les Paul is available to mere mortals, in the form of the Custom Shop Jimmy Page “Number Two” Les Paul. Produced in strictly limited numbers, with two levels of aging, this guitar captures the look, feel, sound, and versatility of one of the greatest artist-owned Les Pauls of all time, and it is likely to disappear from authorized Gibson dealers in record time.