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10 Guitars That Changed Music Forever: YouTube vids

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posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 10:54 AM
With this being day two of a stuck inside rainy day I plan to mess around with my guitars and with that thought.
Here are the ten that changed the sound of music forever!

#1 Harmony

#2 Gibson ES 295

#3 Gibson L5

#4 ES 335

#5 Gibson Les Paul

#6 Fender Telecaster

#7 Fender Stratocaster and my first electric guitar

#8 Gretsch Chet Atkins

#9 Gretsch Country Gentleman

#10 Rickenbacker 12 String --- This may very well be the best of them all !!!! Man I would kill to own a Rickenbacker 360/12 !!!

As a Bonus vid: The Gretsch White Falcon --- AKA the most beautiful guitar in the world --- personally I'd rather own the Black Falcon.

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:07 AM
a reply to: HardCorps

I don't know the first one ... but all the others well represent the list.

I recently let my Les Paul go to my nephew. Man can he play!!

What are you currently tuning up?

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:21 AM
a reply to: HardCorps

Great list, and pretty accurate. Want them all. I'm a 72 Deluxe Tele/Gibson Firebird man, myself.

Also, I think I prefer the Black Falcon to the White, as well. But that's like having to choose between Sofia Vergara and Scarlett Johanssen. A win either way.
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posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:24 AM
a reply to: Snarl

Ibanez and an old Ovation are like the peek of my collection

But like everyone else I have my share of Squiers and Fender MIMs knockoff's

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:33 AM
Ah yes, Rickenbacker! If I'm not mistaken, they made the first electric guitar.
A friend has a black 360\12. That beautiful tone is absolutely signature. It's unmistakeable.
I've had some nice guitars over the years. I had a few I really wish I'd-a hung on to!
(An old Tele, an old Gibson Firebird, an a Gibson Les Paul Jr)

The one I'll never part with is my 69 Strat. Here she is:

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:38 AM
I have come down to a guitar from Vancouver Canada made back in the 70s/80s called an Oddessy.....
Its a neckthrough body but im too much luddite to be able to show you a picture......
I still have my others but seldom drag them out of the case anymore....
and I don't have the hand strength for acoustic anymore either it seems....till I can find one with a low enough action.....

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:52 AM
a reply to: ColeYounger

I have a 2001 the only Made by Fender guitar
The way you tell the diff between this and a Strat is by looking at the pickups

FYI the Starcaster feels cheesy ... Mostly I let my daughter's hammer away on it... the upside to this one is it have a very narrow neck... perfect for a small hands...

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 11:55 AM
I have a early 40's Harmony Cremona # V1 My oldest electric is a 1964 Harmony H77 ...I picked up a 1967 Hagstrom H22 Acoustic that has a great sound . My 1973 Ibanez 2613 Artist is probably the closest thing I have to a Gibson . It was just before the law suit copys and has it's own Ibanez head stock but it's basically a Gibson . Oh I also found a mint 1957 Hofner arch-top .I use it as a slide right now because the neck needs to be reset .I shouldn't have left it in that hot room .lol a reply to: HardCorps

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 12:07 PM
I think the mostly fondly remembered guitar I miss is my old Stella 12 string with a steel rod between the top of the neck and the heel to keep it from warping I guess....25$ I payed for it and hitchhiked all over with it in tow....
I spent many nights wailing to the stars along side the highways and byways of the could near slip a stack of quarters between the strings and frets unless you capoed it up to the third fret......
It had a ring to it that a whole pile of pricier ones have never come close to......

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 12:08 PM
a reply to: the2ofusr1

When you talk about Vintage.... What I'd like is an old Gibson Granada Mastertone banjo like this 1933 TB model

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 12:30 PM
When I used to drive truck (furniture moving) I laid my hands on lots of stuff .I could have bought many pieces but at the time didn't know much about them and wasn't really interested in collecting . I probably have a dozen or so now but they are not the big collectibles .I picked up a 1966 Espana 335 made in Italy for 5 bucks lol . A person never knows what you can come across ,even on the side of the street during big garbage day .A friend of mine grabbed a early 60's Tele from the garbage one day .Threw a set of strings on it and plugged it in ..worked fine a reply to: HardCorps

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 01:26 PM
I was expecting The Epiphone Casino to make an appearance, still i'm glad you included the Gretsch white falcon, ever since I saw John Frusciante jamming on it for the californication video I knew I had to have one.

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 01:51 PM
I concur with the OP....I have played and owned plenty of vintage guitars. I sold them all to finance a new business enterprise.
Now all I gig with is a Chinese Washburn [LN150 copy] and an old plywood Kay acoustic. I love them both!!! I usually play standup
bass but sometimes get tasked with rhythm. Do miss the strat and tele though.

I would have thought a Dobro resonator would have been represented as the precursor to lap steels and amplified guitars.
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posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 04:02 PM
a reply to: HardCorps

The most beautiful guitar was The Vox Mk III " Teardrop" custom made for and played by the late Brian Jones.

posted on Jul, 29 2014 @ 08:03 PM
Good luck getting your hands on one of these sweet mamas. They were only made in limited numbers in 2011.
The Reverend Manta Ray 390.

It has a hollow chamber on the lower string side. Adds fullness to the lower frequencies and allows for gorgeous musical feedback with out
The black korina neck runs all the way through to the tail.
The body is also korina with a flame maple top. It's not contoured, but it is thin enough to be comfortable.
3 P-90 single coils with the middle pickup reverse-wound so you get hum-cancellation in the 2 and 4 positions on the 5-way a strat.
Roller-pin bridge, graphite nut, and locking tuners. I put a taller spring on the Bigsby so that it can dive a full octave.
I sometimes sleep with mine.
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posted on Jul, 30 2014 @ 01:02 AM
a reply to: HardCorps

Love the sound of vintage hollow bodies, but I was most impressed with this solid body.
Ernie Ball - The Music Man Petrucci.

Its the best guitar so far I have gotten to spend some quality time with. A friend I used to jam with showed up with this guitar, it sounded amazing and looked flippin Awesome, love the iridescent paint job. He let me jam with it all night. Next week I show up to jam, hoping to play it again, he sold it for two custom Taylor acoustics, I was bummed.
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