I played in a cover band full time for years. My gear was:
DOD Analog Delay
Reverb on amp
Mostly the pedals were for my satisfaction, because nobody in the crowd knew if I used them or not. I needed delay, something that did the...
I started with RICs in 1967, then moved to Gibsons. I didn't warm up to Strats until the 80s, then 10 years later, my first Tele. I still love and own all of them, but unless I have a distinct urge, I grab this one Tele before trying any of the others for the same job.
I was playing in full time 6 nights a week top 40 bands for years. While I have a good ear for figuring out a song from a record, I never seemed to have enough time to fine tune it. So, even though I am good at doing it old school, I take full advantage of YT to learn stuff quick. If that's...
Chet I knew of in the 60s, JL & TT, not by name. In those early days of teens, I had very limited funds, and more music that be bought than I could even fathom. There's so much from my own days I never heard until later, if at all. FM radio opened that up around 1970. Still, I couldn't afford it...