10 classic amps and the songs that made them famous

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  1. djdrdave

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    I saw two that I question...I thought Roy Buchanan usually played a Vibrolux Reverb, not a Deluxe Reverb, and I thought Larry Carlton recorded most of the Steely Dan sessions with a tweed Deluxe. The Dumble came later.

    That said, I would certainly expect Ben Fargen to have better access to the correct info than I.
     
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    Great stuff! Thanks.
     
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    I wonder how Marshall amps would have sounded if the Tweed Bassman hadn't existed.
     
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    Very cool, thanks.
     
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    That was kool.
    Another deal w/ Dick Dale is his bridge pickup is slanted so that the closest to the bridge magnet is under the big E string. Gives a little more insanity you can hear on the intro to Misirlou'.
     
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    This is going to sound stupid, but watching that live Carlton clip made me finally "get" what's distinctive about the "D" sound. I mean, I've always liked it fine, but now I really get it -- it has the articulation and clarity of a clean sound even though it's actually pretty saturated. Pretty cool.
     
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    Ha! That's my Marshall coming in at #3. The picture was taken at Barry Weber's NYC amp fest years back.
     

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