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|4/6/2000 7:21 PM|
||Re: What overdrive pedal for Blackmore sound|
"Plus, if you cop Richie's
technique, that will do more than the stompbox could ever do."
Agreed, and as well, the badass Blackmore attitude.
Saw him a bunch of times in the '70's.
At the Pasadena civic (CA) in 1970 he used 335, tele, and strat --sounded great on all of them. He was playing a solo, hunched over the 335, and broke a string.
Casually grabbing both strap-ends, he pulled them and the 335 dropped to the floor, KRAAANG! he kicked it around for a while, till a roadie strapped on the tele -no BFD, mate. Always loved that baddest-gunslinger-on-the-block stuff. Jeff Beck had it, and Albert Collins too (didn't want to get onstage with that guy!)
|4/7/2000 1:36 PM|
Don't forget your pickups.
Blackmore used Seymour Duncan Quarter Pounders.
These are very overwound single coils that
are very much like P90s. Large magnets.
Very middy sound. I had a strat with
"vintage" style PUs and thought I'd try the
Wow, through a cranked marshall, it was very
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