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Bish Guitars
& More

Here is a comprehensive partial list of Stephen's personal and stage performance instruments. 

STAGE INSTRUMENTS

2020 Taylor 814ce V-Class Acoustic-Electric

(Main performance guitar)

2002 Taylor 614ce Acoustic/Electric

1984 Stephen Bishop “Blue Guitar.”

Custom made by guitar luthier “Danny Ferrington. Stephen had the idea for the design and Danny built it. 

2000 Suzuki QChord - QC1 (Prototype)

PERSONAL GUITARS

1961 Fender Stratocaster Sunburst  

 

1966 Silvertone Electric (Stolen in 1968) 

 

1968 Gibson ES-335TD- Sunburst

 

1972 Fender Telecaster (Stolen in 1974)

 

1971 Martin D-18

 

1972 Martin HD-28

 

1974 Martin D-35

 

1975 Gibson ES-175D (Stolen in 1978)

 

1977 Ovation Balladeer 1612 (Stolen in 1980)

 

1978 Martin M-36

 

1978 Gibson Marauder (Stolen in 1981) 

 

1978 Animal House Guitar (For display only)

 

1984 Takamine/Martin Acoustic/Electric Cutaway (Stolen in late 1990's)

 

1984 Stephen Bishop “Blue Guitar.” Custom made by guitar luthier “Danny Ferrington. Stephen had the idea for the design and Danny built it. 

 

1985 Yamaha SE300 

1985 Unisynth XG-1 

 

1993 Taylor 615 Jumbo

 

1998 Takamine ESF10 

 

2002 Taylor 614ce

 

2008 Fender Custom Shop Jeff Beck Stratocaster

Eric Clapton Martin 000-28

 

2011 Olson Cutaway, Brazilian Rosewood/Cedar

 

2019 Taylor GS-Mini-e Koa (Two of them)

 

2020 Taylor 814ce V-Class Acoustic-Electric (Main performance guitar)

QChord/Omnichord

1990 Omnichord System 200m

2000 Suzuki QChord - QC1 (Prototype)

Guitar Strings

Martin Marquis - Medium Gauge 

Martin Authentic Acoustic Guitar Strings, Superior Performance Medium 13-56, 80/20 Bronze

Martin MEC12 Acoustic Light Gauge

Guitar Picks

Fender Classic Celluloid Guitar Picks 351 Shape, Tortoise Shell, Medium

Bass Guitars

1962 Fender Jazz Bass

1985 Yamaha BB300 

Clarinet

1964 Buffet Crampon R13 Vintage Golden Era A Clarinet

Keyboards/Piano

1925 A.B. Chase Player Grand Piano

1985 Yamaha PSR-S550 61-Key Arranger 

1970s Optigan Stereophonic Model 35001 Organ Piano Keyboard 

1981 Roland Jupiter-8 61-Key Synthesizer

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