Bid now on a unique, autographed Les Paul guitar

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50th Anniversary Les Paul Custom guitar signed by greats, including Keith Richards
Les Paul: In His Own Words, unique author's proof

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is thrilled to auction two historic pieces of music memorabilia: an Epiphone Limited Edition 50th anniversary Les Paul custom guitar autographed by the musicians who recorded and interviewed for Thank You Les, a tribute to Les Paul, and a hardcover author’s copy of Les Paul: In His Own Words, which once belonged to Les Paul himself. The autographed guitar will be packaged with a Thank You Les CD/DVD combo package, a limited edition, numbered vinyl (#62 in honor of 1962, the year Danny Thomas founded St. Jude). The auction will begin May 9 at 8 p.m. and close May 19 at 8 p.m. CDT.

Guitar is autographed by Keith Richards (pictured) and other music legends

Keith Richards, Steve Miller, Jose Feliciano, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Eddie Brigati (The Rascals) are among the legendary artists who signed this one-of-a-kind guitar to benefit the kids of St. Jude.

Thank You Les
is a recording and feature-length documentary tribute to guitar icon and inventor, Les Paul. The timeless recording is co-produced by Les' long-time sideman, Lou Pallo. Recently nominated for two Independent Music Awards and broadcast on PBS Thirteen in New York, Thank You Les celebrates a limited vinyl release on May 17 at The Cutting Room in New York City.

To learn more about Les Paul,please visit the Les Paul Foundation website.

Eddie Brigati poses with the autographed guitar