Burns Bison

Built by Burns Actualizer Ltd in 1981, this very rare black beast features 2 Burns humbuckers, 5 way selector switch, Fender type vibrato tailpiece and a Burns Scorpion style headstock with signature Bison logo. Retailing then at £370, this was probably one of the best Burns of the 80s. Check the Historic Guitars page for an extensive write up.

Jim Burns interview in 1994 on YouTube

Plus here’s the Burns Bison in action as played by Phil Walker:

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