That tone?????

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Post by MIJvintage » Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:29 pm

Guitargoblin wrote:Johnny Thunders (especially So Alone)
Angus Young (especially If You Want Blood & Powerage)
Ron Asheton (especially Funhouse)
Billy Duffy on Electric (^&*( playing though!)
Slash on Appetite (hasn't come close since & probably never will)
John Perry
So, are you saying these artists have songs that rate well, or are you saying they have tone that rates well?

I must be missing something
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Post by Squealer » Sat Mar 31, 2007 5:56 am

Slash, Billy Duffy, Joe Perry..

have good songs with a good tone!

Angus Young is just Angus Young. ;-)

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Post by MIJvintage » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:32 am

This is the poster's first comment.
"Johnny Thunders (especially So Alone)
Angus Young (especially If You Want Blood & Powerage)
Ron Asheton (especially Funhouse)
Billy Duffy on Electric (^&*( playing though!)
Slash on Appetite (hasn't come close since & probably never will)
John Perry"



This is what the poster said as a second comment.
"The tone is all well & good, but you gotta have songs. Real songs with HEART, BALLS & FEELING. Many of my favourite artists are people whose tone I wouldn't especially rate, but the songs do it for me."

This implies that he reveres the song over the tone, which is not what he implied in his original post so, that is confusing & misleading, IMO.

If he likes the artist's songs but, "wouldn't especially rate" their tone, then I suppose his first statement is moot, since the original question concerns tone.
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Post by Smokin' Tone » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:55 am

So many of my favs have been listed (Warren Haynes 8) ) but I'll add Greg Martin to the tone list.

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Post by Guitargoblin » Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:50 am

MIJvintage wrote:
Guitargoblin wrote:Johnny Thunders (especially So Alone)
Angus Young (especially If You Want Blood & Powerage)
Ron Asheton (especially Funhouse)
Billy Duffy on Electric (^&*( playing though!)
Slash on Appetite (hasn't come close since & probably never will)
John Perry
So, are you saying these artists have songs that rate well, or are you saying they have tone that rates well?

I must be missing something
Both.
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Post by Guitargoblin » Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:53 am

Actually, let me amend that: I forgot I included Billy Duffy. I'd rate his tone on that album over the songs or the playing. The others got it going in both ways.
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Post by tokaigeezer » Mon Apr 02, 2007 8:40 pm

My fav tonedaddies are:

Kenny Burrell
Wes Montgomery
Phil Keaggy
Gatemouth Brown
Magic Sam
JJ Cale
Mark Knopfler

Most of them play clean or just on the edge of breakup

and then there's:

Hendrix!
Hendrix!
Hendrix!

the eternal godlike grandmaster of tone (imho)

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Post by toweysan » Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:21 am

At the risk of being unpopular....

forget the widdlers - who needs all those banks of pedals, when all you need is talent!!!

Greatest living guitarist:

Johnny Marr

Greatest dead guitarist:

Django Reinhart

chew on that!!
whaddaya think of them apples?

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Post by Ozeshin » Thu Apr 05, 2007 6:13 am

toweysan wrote:At the risk of being unpopular....

forget the widdlers - who needs all those banks of pedals, when all you need is talent!!!

Greatest living guitarist:

Johnny Marr

Greatest dead guitarist:

Django Reinhart

chew on that!!
Yup...yer waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay unpopular...Django...fair enough but Johnny Marr????? :o ...someone who knows the names of the chords that they play might have been a better choice :P

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Post by Guitargoblin » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:32 am

Johnny Marr rules. I wouldn't especially rate his "tone" per se, but his playing is stellar. He drives the songs, not his ego and that's what it should be about.
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Post by toweysan » Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:43 am

Yup...yer waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay unpopular...Django...fair enough but Johnny Marr????? ...someone who knows the names of the chords that they play might have been a better choice
oooh, get her!!
:lol:
whaddaya think of them apples?

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Post by Ozeshin » Wed Apr 18, 2007 6:04 am

Meeeoooowww :P

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Post by guzzibass » Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:11 am

Albert Collins
John Frusciante
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Post by guzzibass » Thu Apr 26, 2007 10:11 am

Albert Collins
John Frusciante
Kossoff

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Post by btmish » Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:36 pm

J Mascis

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