Alamo Music Center: What the heck is the difference between the Gibson J-45 and Gibson Southern Jumbo
For 2020 Gibson Guitars has relaunched their line of acoustic guitars with models falling into two categories - Original Collection and Modern Collection. The launch of the Original collection brought back a fan favorite, the Gibson Souther Jumbo! But, what is the Southern Jumbo? Is it just a dressed up J-45 or are their more differences between these two guitars? That is a common question so today we address their differences and their similarities by looking at the relaunched Gibson Souther Jumbo and the 50s J-45 Original.