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I see no problem in that, even if you're trying to get a vintage'ish sound.
Here's a picture of my "live" settings for the Boss DD-3.The sound was very Many Rockabilly guitarists play a '59 Fender Bassman (or similar) - vintage or reissue. I found a way to get around that and always have the same "Bassman-sound" no matter what volume I'm playing at...I often get asked how I set the Sans Amp GT2 pedal to get a vintage sound.Therefore digital emulation is often the way to go.The big exception here is - of course - microphones.This would be a great reason to buy the book :-) HOWEVER!
That’s not the sole reason why it's a great book :-( Many writers have contributed and all the important artists have been covered. The weird thing about the book is that's it's actually a good read for both beginners and old-timers like me. This book is also full of great pics and anecdotes, but you should really check it out for yourself! Here's a link to it on Amazon: Rockabilly: The Twang Heard 'Round the World: The Illustrated History I never heard anything better than a Fender if we're talking about the big manufacturers.
One for beginners called "How to play rockabilly guitar, and get good, fast!
" and one for intermediate players called "Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons". Go here for more rockabilly music with my rockabilly trio The Jime.
By Vince Gordon I'm often asked rockabilly guitar questions, so I have created this page that should answer most FAQ. There are - like with most things - different ways of achieving the same goals. The Scotty Moore sound (video) Recording Gretsch Electromatic Col Effects Johnny Burnette & The Rock'n'Roll Trio Rock Around the Clock guitar Brian Setzer's gear Carl Perkins' guitars Scotty Moore's strings You can get an "authentic" rockabilly guitar sound by following the advice, but it actually leaves you a lot of room to get your own sound. If you wanna check out my playing & sound you can listen to a sample of "Don't Tell me What I Want" from our CD New Set Of Rules and watch a video of "Take This Heart" from that CD.
Over the years I've had a bunch of vintage guitars. From Country Gentleman to Country Roc, a couple of 6120's and I've also played the odd White Falcon. "Don't Tell Me What I Want" listen to streaming audio - Check out my CDs here or find them on CD Baby - Interview from US Newspaper The Valley Advocate.
Later on, in the Guitar section, I'll also talk about Standel and Echo Sonic, but they're produced in such small numbers that it's fair to say they'll only have historic interest to the most of us So...