About Gibson Hummingbird
If the dazzling colors and impeccable sounds of the Gibson Hummingbird hold you captive, you are not alone: this instrument owes its origin and fame to Sheryl Crow, who takes this precious guitar wherever she goes. The beautiful wood body and signature patterns on this guitar create a buzz sure to be recognized. Its iconic look features ruby-throated hummingbirds and flowers. You can find this instrument made with different types of wood, including koa, Sitka spruce, mahogany, and rosewood. Its fret board appears on a dark base of rosewood, while the deep, rich colors of mahogany grace its neck, back, and sides. It enjoys widespread popularity among acoustic players, and ranks as the second most expensive guitar in Gibson's history, taking second to the Gibson J-200. This guitar comes in several different versions, including custom builds and limited edition models. You can find it primarily as an acoustic instrument, although it also comes in a hybrid edition, called the Gibson Hummingbird acoustic-electric guitar. Players enjoy the solid sounds deriving from these instruments, which come in colors like natural, Heritage Cherry, Sunburst, and Silverburst. Look for these classics on eBay, where a large inventory gives you many options to jam out like Sheryl Crow.