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  1. john111/LZ

    john111/LZ Lunatic Member

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  2. BlindBoyGrnt

    BlindBoyGrnt Nullius in verba

    It’s a gift:D
     
  3. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Yes indeed.
     
  4. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Even though I listened to this one during the morning hours, it needs to be added @ this thread now:

    Otis Rush
    The Essential Otis Rush: The Classic Cobra Recordings 1956–1958
    (Fuel, 2000)
     
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    The Guitar Genius - Chet Atkins
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  6. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    That he was. Looks like he's holding a Gretsch (not sure which model exactly) geetar in the cover photo.
     
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  7. 55Redneck

    55Redneck Canadian Redneck

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    Genius he was. I have at least 60 of his albums on vinyl and I'm willing to bet that that's a Gretch Country Gentleman he's holding. ;)
     
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  8. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Thanks for the info. Was pretty sure it was not a Model 6120. Didn't Gretsch either manufacture from whole cloth, else rename the Country Gentleman model, the Chet Atkins model @ some point in the Seventies?

    Having been a vintage geetar dealer/collector in the Eighties and Nineties I oughtta know, but (by far) the Gretsch-manufactured geetars I handled most often were Duo-Jets, Silver Jets, Round Ups, 6120s, a handfull of White Doves and one (1) White Penguin.
     
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    Mystic We're all born mad

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    The Jeff Beck Group
    Live At The BBC
    1971
     
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    55Redneck Canadian Redneck

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    I'm not sure what whole cloth means but I'm pretty sure the Country Gentleman was renamed the Chet Atkins model sometime in the 60's or 70's. I had the pleasure of playing one in about 1980 and damn was it smooth. Coulda picked it up for $450.00 and didn't because it didn't sound right for the rock I was playing at the time. One of those in nice shape now goes for how many thousands? I rank that miss right up there with the 70 Chevelle LS-6 SS454/4spd I didn't buy at that time for 5 G's because I didn't like the Olive green colour. Six figure car now. Yes I was a dumbass when I was younger. ;)
     
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    That particular Olive Drab Green that Chevy used around that time looked pretty good on certain models, e.g., Camaro SS, but, like you, I did not like it even a little bit on the Chevelle SS. In fact about the only finish I liked @ the Chevelle SS was Red w/ the two large black stripes. Didn't even care for the Chevelle in (Laguna) Blue, another hue that worked well w/ the Camaro SS but not (IMO) the Chevelle. heck, I preferred all black to the blue and especially green varities. But the LS-6 motor w/ Muncie 4-speed (M-21 or M-22?) was a special combination. BTW, I owned briefly (3 years?) a '69 Nova SS 396 w/ the M-22 "rockcrusher" Muncie 4spd in Olive Drab Green and that color actually worked out nicely on the Nova. Talk about a car I should have kept. Oh well, I didn't.
     
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    55Redneck Canadian Redneck

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    It's probably best that I never bought it, that car was a beast and with the stock biased ply tires on it it was squirly in almost every gear. I test drove a 70 Z-28 4 spd (also in Olive green) after the LS-6 and it felt like I was driving a Pinto.

    Sorry. It wasn't my intent to derail this thread topic.
     
  13. Mystic

    Mystic We're all born mad

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    We're ok, no harm. After all it's my thread I plunged right into the derailing w/ ya. I recall a particular Olive Green Z-28, also a '69 w/ M-22, that I "knew" during my youth. I thought it was gorgeous.

    And in any event it's not 'derailing", but rather just two guys talkin' 'bout cool old cars in a Geetar thread. So what? I gotta say I get a bit annoyed by OPs who quote/demand chapter and verse "their original vision" for a thread when topics drift a bit. So what if they drift a bit here & there? Things come back into view eventually. @55Redneck you're alright, man. :thumbsup:
     
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    Mystic We're all born mad

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    ^^^ P.S. If you head @ NASCAR, Formula One, or Grand Prix I might need to draw the line, but if you head @ NHRA, well, I might just follow ya down that rabbit hole, too. ;)

    And let us not forget that it was I who brought up the matter regarding "which model Gretsch was Chester holding" that got this topical deviation rolling in the first place.
     
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    Mystic We're all born mad

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    Jeff Beck
    Truth
    (EMI, 1968)

    *And VOILA - we're back on track. Now wasn't that easy?
     
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    55Redneck Canadian Redneck

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    You're alright too Mystic. I'm almost embarassed to admit this but after looking at and driving two of Chevys best ever muscle cars that day I ended up buying a 71 Buick Skylark with a 350 2 bbl auto with a bad tranny. A grand seemed like a good deal at the time and I had a nice T350 for it that I put in it.
     

     

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    Slash is an excellent guitarist...



    I'd dare say a Master, in his own right. One minute into this song, you'll see what I mean.
     
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    Mystic We're all born mad

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    That's an unusual "Strat" SRV be holding in the video "still". First, it appears that the body and headstock (!) are bound. Second, the top appears to be somewhat more "flat" than a normal Stratocaster, especially the older models (e.g., #1) SRV was accustomed to playing. I cannot make out the PUP scheme from the video "still", but they look to be a bit different than those usually installed on a (typical) Stratocaster. Do we know if this is a custom-manufactured "Strat" SRV pulled out occasionally? If it is such, this is the first time I've ever seen him, in person, video footage, or in a photo, using it.

    BTW, nice of you to commerate @ this thread what would have been SRV's 64th year, @Champco.
     
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    In his own way he fits the bill:

     
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