New Guitar Day: 2016 Fender Limited Edition Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar in Black

When Johnny Marr tweeted a pending limited edition color (black) for his Jaguar, I posted a little Pet Shop Boys inside joke from a song on Behaviour, an album Johnny played on:   This is the Jag I’ve waited years to get.  Now I’ve gotten it.  Gearheads of the world, unite!   http://shop.fender.com/en-US/electric-guitars/jaguar/johnny-marr-jaguar/product-0116400.html If you … More New Guitar Day: 2016 Fender Limited Edition Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar in Black

Fender Custom Shop Dealer Select Wildwood “10” Guitars ’61 Stratocaster

Click to see what’s currently up. Wildwood puts out a run of these and changes the specs a bit each year.  Here’s mine from 2015:   Sorry I’m a bit short on words this time around.  Can’t stop playing this.  It’s amazing.   Oh one more thing – looks like the original buyer was from … More Fender Custom Shop Dealer Select Wildwood “10” Guitars ’61 Stratocaster

All the Pedals. Part Two of The Endless Stages of History.

Well, when we last left off, it was with the Final Configuration of a fully stocked pedalboard in 2007:   Got to love the Zip Ties. Anyhow, and I’m not sure why, I tried to get back into compression again.  I couldn’t put my finger on it, but something about that effect I knew could … More All the Pedals. Part Two of The Endless Stages of History.

None More Black.

Here is my new (to me) 1997 Ebony R8. All ebony, front back sides neck. Got it from a fellow TGPer earlier this year. Here is his pic, which does it the most justice: And the other currently owned? From 1979, my Jetglo Ric 360-12! But how about the ones I’ve owned in yesteryear? OK. … More None More Black.

Klon.

Here’s a little story for y’all, folks.One Fender Tweed 6G10 Harvard amp. Which is basically a Princeton on steroid iron hiding in a big boy cab, but whatever. Tweed.Play it cranked. It is LOUD for a small room. LOUD. And GLORIOUS.Turn it down and play it clean. Oh so sweet. But it is not loud. … More Klon.