Robben Fords tele tone up close..

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  1. Moltesen

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    Awesome tone. Thanks for the link.
     
  3. les

    les Gold Supporting Member

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    +1

    Great to hear Robben noodling around on his Tele!
     
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    He seems to get really excited talking about people he admires. It's cool to see him so chipper.
     
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    paddywhack Silver Supporting Member

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    ...thats a guitar player....the first time i heard and saw Robben he was touring Joni Mitchells "Court and Spark" release with Tom Scott and the L.LA Express..... i didn't know him from adam but couldn't take my ears off of him all night...in this seemingly candid clip you can see and hear that this guys lives and breaths guitar...
     
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    Not much to say.

    He's the man...and proves it nicely here.


    :cool:

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  7. sanhozay

    sanhozay klon free since 2009

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    sounds like an ordinary telecaster being riffed on by an extraordinary musician who's "got it" in the fingers.
     
  8. bluesdoc

    bluesdoc Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    ^ yeah, 1972 - I saw them at the Oakland Colosseum. What a career! :eeks :aok

    jon
     
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    that's the point the manufacturers would like us all to miss great player + guitar = great tone, average player + great gear = average tone sad but true :jo
     
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    i didn't wanna jump on the RF bandwagon like so many, but he's just such a master, it's impossible to be a guitar fan and not like him. he's brilliant.
     
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    I don't understand how those guys could talk incessantly throughout that. I admire the videographer's self-control. Me, I might've told them to shut up or go outside.
     
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    Always nice to see how different guys approach the guitar when in "exploration mode"....

    Robben is a very hip player even though it is so un-hip to feel that way nowadays. I don't own any of his records because the music is a little too vanilla for my tastes, but I really enjoy hearing him play whenever I do.

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    :agree

    Nice Tele, nice Twin. But it's a great tone because of the player's approach.

    :bow
     
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    i wish the people there would SHUT UP and listen to him PLAY!
     
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    tone sounds pretty standard to me, it's the playing that's brilliant.
     
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    Thanks for posting this, he has such command when he plays.
     
  19. Jedi

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    Playing the Tele.....his best tone IMHO.
     
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    The high end is where our ears are quite different.

    He's got high end going that I find unpleasant but he may have fried those frequencies from decades of live gigs.
     

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