Well that blogothon on all the pedals has tuckered me out. Couldn’t even get up to modern times, but if you look through my blog posts it pretty much picks up where the recaps left off. Yeah, I’m lazy. So let’s move on to a simpler subject – my electric guitars! Below are links … More All the Electric Guitars.
First of all, there are far better authorities on this particular guitar than me, so here’s a link to give credit where credit is due: http://www.mylespaul.com/forums/norlin-years/275412-1954-les-paul-custom-bb-vs-1972-reissue-54-custom-bb-concluded.html Wow, that guy did the homework. My serial number checks out as a 1972, since the 6 digit number after the LE starts with a 7, which puts it … More 1972 Gibson Les Paul Custom 1954 Reissue.
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.
So by happy circumstance, a trifecta of gear landed recently, and my dog sniffed out the one that was most worthy of mentioning (or blogging about): I opened them all up (in the easy bake oven box was an easy bake oven – surprise!) and here’s what was inside! A really bad Hello Kitty acoustic … More New Rig Day – Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.
Get ready folks, this is going to get messy and ugly. From a span starting in the late 80s to today, all the amps that have come and gone (and stayed!) 1970’s Silverface Bassman 100 head and matching monster 4X12 angled cab. Actually bought just the head not realizing i needed a cab with speakers, … More All the Amps I Ever Owned. And some I still do.
Here’s a blow by blow of all of my gear plus links to any New Gear Day threads that originated over at The Gear Page forum for details. All pics are in the NGD links, save for the only gear I had prior to joining TGP in 2007 – which apparently are my J-45 (Head-Fi, … More New Gear Day – Actually, All of my New Gear Days
I’ve always wanted a 12-string Ric. I count musicians such as Johnny Marr, Peter Buck and James Honeyman-Scott (absolutely underrated guitarist of The Pretenders) as major influences. Oh, and of course George Harrison and Roger McGuinn, but that goes without saying. However, I thought a trait they all shared in common was being born … More New Guitar Day: 1979 Rickenbacker 360-12 JetGlo