Les Paul

Les Paul More Than A Music Icon 2008 Les Paul at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Seymour W. Duncan. Les Paul is more than a legendary music icon; he is music. Filling the world with beautiful instruments, inventions, and melodies, he has left a legacy behind him. We will all miss you Les but you will live on in our hearts and music. Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan helps Angus Young with his tone

Seymour Duncan helps Angus Young with his tone We’ve been working behind-the-scenes with Angus Young for the past year. His tech, Takumi Suetsugu, contacted Seymour Duncan about dialing in the sound of Angus’ road guitars. Takumi had already been to a few pickup builders before he came to us. He worked with Seymour, Evan and Scott Miller, our Technical Lead, to come up a variation on […] Continue Reading

Peter Frampton an old time friend of Seymour Duncan Family

Peter Frampton an old time friend of Seymour Duncan Family In the intimate setting of the Chumash Casino’s Samala showroom, Peter Frampton brought his legendary songs and instantly recognizable sound to a capacity crowd of 1300 excited fans. It’s clear to see that Peter still loves every moment he has a guitar strapped on, and he brings his audience along for the ride. “Fun” is simply […] Continue Reading

Seymour Duncan & Abigail Ybarra

Abigail Ybarra visits the Seymour Duncan Factory Hired as a pickup winder by Leo Fender in 1956, for the last 50 years, Abigail Ybarra has been creating some of the most recognizable guitar tones in history. When you think about the sounds of Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, James Burton, and Erics Clapton and Johnson, you’re hearing Abby’s handiwork. Employed to this day as […] Continue Reading