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Getting The Right Spirit For The Road – Mark Fawcett

As you will see from Brian’s ‘searching for a tone of gold’ articles part 1 and 2, he is the one doing the trail blazing! I was getting pretty left behind still playing my Lowden F32, and PRS/Mesa Boogie MKIV combination. It’s not just a question of sound, but the way the instruments respond. The voodoo of the gear was wrong.

Searching For That Tone Of Gold (Part 2: A Man Needs a Gretsch!) by Brian Eade

Brian describes his search for the perfect “Tone of Gold” and ends up with a 1959 Gretsch Single Anniversary guitar. Read more to find out how his purchase turned out for him.

Searching for that Tone of Gold by Brian Eade

When the Neil Young Tribute Band first started, my only electric guitar was a Music Man EVH, just about the most un-“Neil Young” guitar there is ! Not able to afford a ’53 Les Paul or a Gretsch White Falcon, I set out looking for a cheap alternative that could look and sound the part,Read the rest…