Who are some Famous Ampeg amp users, guitar players?

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  1. Bunky

    Bunky Member

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    Beside the Stones and Jeff Beck. What would be some recording to look for?
     
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    Frampton used to use an Ampeg combo.
     
  3. sublimeaudio

    sublimeaudio Silver Supporting Member

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    Good question. I've seen a million bass players using Ampegs, but very few guitarists.
     
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    I don't know of any guitarists that use Ampeg, but there are tonnes of bass players that do use Ampeg and get great sounds out of them.
     
  5. Jove

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    Ampegs are probably used for more guitar tracks than we really even know about, considering there were lots of them around.

    I've heard that the Black Keys dude is a more modern player that uses some Ampegs in the studio.

    J
     
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    Rollin' Stones Some of their greatest work was with Ampegs !!!

    JOHNNY WINTER

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    An obscure favorite , Greg Sage of the Wipers....

    Me
     
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    Paul Gilbert used Ampeg amps in the early 90's when he (and Ampeg/Crate) were associated with Lee Jackson.

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    1991 - MR. BIG "Lean Into It" - All of the above!
    1993 - MR. BIG "Bump Ahead" - Ampeg VL1002 head

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    I thought Mike Campbell was using one for quite a while?
     
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    I believe Steve Morse used V4s back in the early days of The Dregs.
     
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    If you watch the Concert for Kampuchea, there are a mixture of Ampeg and fender amps and cabs behind George Harrison and Co. Hard to tell who is plugged into what, but a careful slow mo/pause viewing might do it.
     
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    Lot of the faces stuff.
     
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    I believe Josh Homme used Ampegs for the first three QOTSA albums.
     
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    Elliot Randall's solo on "Reelin' in the Years" by Steely Dan is a SVT
     
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    Magic Sam on some of his stuff
     
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    I saw G Love and he had a couple reverberockets. Pretty sure hes an ampeg guy. I had one myself. Its the one amp I sold that I really miss.
     
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    Early Rod Stewart and the Faces . Ampeg was their staple sound . Ron Wood Played them .(stay with me)..... Also in his solo carreer you hear his guitarist use them on the more rock n roll stuff (hot legs). Very nice sound
     
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    Rory Gallagher also used Ampegs for a while.
     
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    ...Speaking of Gallaghers, that Dying Fetus guitarist.
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    I think other death metal heads like those Ampegs too.
     
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    ?????????????
    Kampuchea?

    I know the Concert for Bangladesh they had Ampegs and Fenders....

    but that artist list is pretty....ugh.....unique? Victor Borge? :huh
     

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