Haven't listened to Cocaine in a million years. Although it's a fun song to jam on, I cant remember anything really noteworthy about the solos on the original version. When EC did memorable solos, they were usually really memorable (Crossroads, Sunshine, Steppin Out, etc, etc...).
I usually bring one guitar, one small tube amp, a delay and OD into a gig.
In the car are all sorts of parts, tubes and stuff. Also a small solid state amp for a back up, a cheap guitar for backup and a couple cheap back up pedals.
In the past 20 years/thousand or so gig, I've used the...
They lost me with Pump. Well, Permanent Vacation really, even though that had St John on it. I thought Done with Mirrors was a great record and they were tremendous on that tour. Cant blame them for going for what they did though. It certainly worked out for them in the long run.
Alto has always been cool with me. Always a cool atmosphere and excellent service. One of my two main gigging amps came from Alto and also a very nice Gretsch guitar. Glad to read the business is doing well.