What guitar did Jeff Beck use on wired?
1960s Fender Stratocaster This guitar was the second Strat Jeff received from John, with the first one being stolen. He used it on the “Wired” album, and since then he keeps it safe at his studio, considering it to be one his most prized possessions.
What guitar did Jeff Beck use on Cause We Ended as Lovers?
The guitar Jeff traded his Esquire for was a 1959 Fender Telecaster ‘Tele-Gib’. He got it from Seymour Duncan, and it was featured on “Blow By Blow” and “Cause We’ve Ended As Lovers.” It can also be seen in the music video for “Secret Policeman’s Ball.”
How did Jimmy Page paint his Telecaster?
By mid-1967 he had grown unhappy with the look and he removed the mirrors, completely stripped the paint and repainted the instrument himself. Then he replaced the black pickguard with a transparent acrylic one and inserted a sheet of diffraction grating film, which created a spectrum of colors when hit by light.
How is Jeff Beck’s guitar setup?
Jeff does a lot of slide playing above the neck to create notes and sounds in a very high register. Often-times he uses his guitar slide to “tap” the note instead of sliding into or out of it. These techniques require extreme precision and a guitar with spot-on tuning and intonation to execute reproducibly.
Did Jeff Beck play a Telecaster?
Jeff Beck played his 1958 Telecaster until he gifted it to his good friend Jimmy Page. This guitar was famously painted a psychedelic finish and is now known today as the “Dragon” guitar.
What happened to Jimmy Page’s dragon Telecaster?
When Page came back from a tour in 1969, he found a friend stripped the body and painted over the dragon design. The paint job compromised the wiring, leaving only the neck pickup working. Page salvaged the neck and put it on his brown string bender Tele, and has since re-stripped and restored the body in full.
How many Jimmy Page Mirror telecasters are being made?
Only 50 pieces of each model will be made available with personal touches from Page himself, including a signed headstock and personal hand-painted embellishments on the guitar body’s dragon artwork. The other two will be released as production-line models, which will be accessibly priced for the broader base of fans.
What gauge strings does Jeff Beck use?
Jeff is really digging SonoTone strings. We made some custom Vintage sets for him, based around our 10-46 & 11-48 gauges. Jeff Beck has never been shy about speaking his mind through his music.
What strings does Jeff Beck use?