Gibson J-160E | Recording and musicology | Fab forum

Please consider registering
Guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

   

Wildcard usage:
*  matches any number of characters    %  matches exactly one character

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Gibson J-160E
22 December 2012
3.38pm
RunForYourLife
Ed Sullivan Show
Forum Posts: 152
Member Since:
18 November 2011
Offline

Apparently, a great deal of the electric guitar parts in the very early days (Including most, though not all of the Please Please Me album) are actually John and George on their (plugged in) Gibsons and not the famous Ric/Gretsch combo. The title song of the aforementioned album and the 1963 version of "One After 909" are good examples of what they both sound like plugged in. They still used their regular electrics on some early songs ("Twist And Shout" and "I Saw Her Standing There") but those amplified jumbos show up on lot of songs that you wouldn't expect (Like John's parts on "I Feel Fine" and "You're Going To Lose That Girl", the latter of which may* be the last time it appears plugged-in on record).

 

 

*I've also heard that the extreme distortion on "Revolution" was one of the Gibsons plugged into the board and overdriven, but I've also heard that it was an Epiphone Casino.

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: meanmistermustard, Ahhh Girl, Rita Eleanor, She_is_leaving_home, Nereus
56 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 9776

mr. Sun king coming together: 6916

parlance: 5111

Ahhh Girl: 4965

mithveaen: 4651

Annadog40: 4167

Zig: 4100

Mr. Kite: 3700

Ron Nasty: 3035

fabfouremily: 2934

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 88

Members: 2596

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 34

Topics: 3159

Posts: 134173

Newest Members: CheerDown783, Nereus, Mazza, AllMyLoving, KenO

Moderators: Ahhh Girl (4965), meanmistermustard (9776), Zig (4100), Joe (3452)

Administrators: Joe (3452), Ellie (1)

Members Birthdays
Today: None
Upcoming: None