The Vox guitar range of 1970 was significantly slimmed down from previous years. Under JMI ownership, guitars for the UK market were produced predominantly in England (and to some extent Italy); but under the ownership of the Corinthian bank, the only models available were derivatives of other guitars, and were imported from Japan. Only three guitars are shown in this catalog, although a few more were available for a few years in the very early 1970s. This page details the Vox VG2 Les Paul-style solid-body electric guitar.
This is how Vox were pitching their guitar line in 1970...
It's Top of the Pops that's over. All that chart-topping, foot-tapping 'Sound-of-the-Sixties' has split up and gone its own way. The borders are blurred to infinity now. Folk becomes jazz. Indian sounds and Arabic wails. Music has broadened - guitars have kept pace
It's hard to reconcile this statement with reality.. compare the exceptionally limited, 'safe' offerings in this catalogue with the unusually styled, effects-laden Voxs of the 1960s, or JMIs production of ethnic instruments like the dulcimer. The Gibson Les Paul had been reissued in 1968, and demand for an affordable Les Paul style guitar (although a million miles away it terms of construction and sound) was evidently high.
This is the best-selling Vox semi solid. It has a twin pick-up lead and separate tone volume controls. There is a three way selector switch that gives real sound. And for fine playing there's an adjustable bridge.
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