Name a better tone than...

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Eddy Shaver's strat tone on the stuff he did with Billy Joe Shaver and they did as the band Shaver. Try the album Tramp on Your Street. Classic Strat into a Fender amp tone. Eddy Shaver could play anything with a Strat: blues, country, rock, slide, an unsung hero. Or the live album Unshaven: Live at Smith's Olde Bar by Billy Joe Shaver.
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Brad Paisley's second Tele solo in the instrumental of Make A Mistake With Me. The cleaner one with the jazzy country sweep picking. Starts about about 0:55.

https://open.spotify.com/track/6hZGivXa ... WHMmX_lezw

Actually his tone in the first (vocal) half of the track is pretty choice too. Tele into a pushed AC30 with what I suspect is a little bit of compression and a hell of a lot of finger dynamics.

I don't even bloody like Vox amps.

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ok then....

"Paperback Writer" by the Beatles

(and i hate the beatles...)
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jeremyb wrote: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:54 pm John Mayer's in where the light is.
Is that an album or a song?
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GrantB wrote: Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:46 pm
jeremyb wrote: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:54 pm John Mayer's in where the light is.
Is that an album or a song?
Live in LA album :thumbup:
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and dvd...
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Pretty much the only Strat player I can stand:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4xKvHA ... =Pitchfork

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So where was the light?

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Mini Forklift wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:26 am So where was the light?
Shining out his Awesome Random Samick Experience? :lol:
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philly wrote: Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:35 pm ok then....

"Paperback Writer" by the Beatles

(and i hate the beatles...)
Great tone that one.

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So many great tones out there. I did really like John Mayers tone on Continuum and Where the Light is, but the guy seems like such a douche it puts me off the whole vibe. Totally with BG in that Peter Green is the first guy I think of when it comes to great tone nowadays. And Gary Moore too. Maybe it's the guitar. Except Kirk Hammet seems to have figured out how to make it sound like shit. Not with BG on the anti SRV sentiment though, one of the greats for me. The whole thing about who has the best tone is that there is no one tone for everything. One of my favourite recorded guitar sounds is David Bowie on Rebel Rebel, but not sure how many other songs that tone would work for.

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Also Mark Knopfler on Brothers in Arms. That's one of my absolute favourite tones ever.

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mr_sooty wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:05 pm So many great tones out there. I did really like John Mayers tone on Continuum and Where the Light is, but the guy seems like such a douche it puts me off the whole vibe.
He freely admits he was a complete tosser, he's lost that whole ego maniac thing these days and is way cooler :thumbup:
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jeremyb wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:05 pm
mr_sooty wrote: Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:05 pm So many great tones out there. I did really like John Mayers tone on Continuum and Where the Light is, but the guy seems like such a douche it puts me off the whole vibe.
He freely admits he was a complete tosser, he's lost that whole ego maniac thing these days and is way cooler :thumbup:
I'm not sure if I like the 'recovering Ego addict' vibe any better. "So I do the Grammy's and I go home cos otherwise I'll get high [on ego] again".
https://youtu.be/rT3m5kdePgI?t=16

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"so you go check Twitter, and everybody's like yeah it's great..." :roll:

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