Neil Young's 1953 Gibson Les Paul ("Old Black"); he obtained it from musician Jim Messina back in Old Black got its name due to the fact that it began life as a goldtop, but was later the recipient of an amateur black paint job.
Neil Young: A real bad ass, had a successful music career as BOTH a folk singer and a rock singer. Often performing two completely different shows (showcasing completely different genres) on consecutive days.
Neil Young: Musician, Writer and Painter The musician reflects on life on the road, his car collection, his music-service startup Pono and the problem with digital music. (Requires subscription to read the article at WSJ)