mkaufman wrote:I would start with a semi-hollow guitar, humbuckers, Fender amp and a little delay.
mijknahs wrote:I don't think he had a muffled tone at all. I always considered his tone pretty "chimey" even with flatwounds.
rotagen wrote:Kinda off topic, but I would say to nail the early 70s weir tone a tube amp with 6l6's is required. They're just so much more bassy and warm than the EL34s. But I don't really know if he used them. I've got an old Acoustic 60 watt tube combo with 6l6 tubes that is so bassy that when you hit a low E, your butt moves.
I'm gonna take off the amp and convert to a head though, the combo is just too heavy at about 85 lbs.
I have a feeling he's like me, used the middle position (both pickups) most of the time, at least with my dual-humbucker fat strat, it's the only position that is both warm and chimey.
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