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The Rickenbacker 325 was John Lennon's main guitar from 1961 to 1965, used on such classics as Twist and Shout, I Want to Hold Your Hand, All My Loving, I Feel Fine, Day Tripper, and John's lead parts of You Can't Do That and Long Tall Sally (song).

Rickenbacker 325
John Lennons Primary Guitar from 1962 - 1964

John holding a Rickenbacker 325c58 model


Songs that use this Guitar[]

  • I Saw Her Standing There
  • Chains
  • Boys
  • Love Me Do (Music Video) (Although John doesn't actually use it in the song)
  • It Won't Be Long
  • All My Loving
  • Don't Bother Me
  • Please Mr Postman
  • Roll Over Beethoven
  • Hold Me Tight
  • I Wanna Be Your Man
  • Devil in Her Heart
  • Money (That's What I Want)
  • I Want to Hold Your Hand
  • A Hard Day's Night (alongside Gibson J-160e)
  • I'm Happy Just to Dance With You
  • Tell Me Why
  • When I Get Home
  • You Can't Do That
  • Long Tall Sally
  • Slow Down
  • I Call Your Name
  • Matchbox
  • Rock and Roll Music
  • Kansas City/Hey, Hey, Hey, Hey
  • Words of Love
  • She's a Woman
  • I Need You (Music Video)
  • Another Girl (Music Video) (Played by George)
  • Dizzy Miss Lizzy
  • Bad Boy
  • Day Tripper