Up for grabs is this gorgeous replica of the famous Neil Young "Old Black" Les Paul. The guitar was transformed from a stock Epiphone Les Paul Gold. Aug 31, - Anatomy of Neil Young's 'Old Black' Guitar. Universally amongst fans, Neil Young's guitar 'Old Black' is the stuff of legends. From the crunchingly brutal Crazy Horse feedback fests to this year's solo electric, the Gibson Les Paul guitar has played witness to the full range of Neil's ragged glory.