Guitar Player you most Identify with the SG

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  1. lew81

    lew81 Junior Member

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    For me personally it was Paul Weller, but that's a reflection of the music I grew up on. I spose overall I'd say Angus is top dog for SG's.

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  2. EasyAce

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    I was a fan of the Jam and remember Paul Weller playing that big Rickenbacker. The one Pete Townshend made a career of smashing up at the end of the Who's performances for a time . . .
     
  3. EasyAce

    EasyAce Senior Member

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    I left someone off my list inadvertently . . . Mick Abrahams, the original Jethro Tull guitarist who bolted after their first album to form the underrated Blodwyn Pig . . .

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk39u2jRP5g]Blodwyn Pig with Mick Abrahams, "It's Only Love"[/ame]
     
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    Iommi
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    Iommi and Young.
     
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    Townshend
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  7. guitar whiskey

    guitar whiskey Senior Member

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    Chronologically speaking I think first primarily Townshend, then Iommi, then Rundgren, then Angus. Townshend's use was short lived but still stands out in my mind due to Woodstock, guitar smashing, and he used Specials instead of humbucker SG's. Rundgren was significant since he used Clapton's Fool as his primary axe for many years and later used various Fenders but is currently back to an SG. Photo is from current tour.
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    Derek Trucks

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    For me it's only Angus Young. I feel obligated to write Clapton but it's still only Young.
     
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    When I think Gibson SG Pete Townsend first comes to mind
     
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    Micky Jones (MAN)

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    lespaul01 Banned

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    Angus and them Horns..
     
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    ryanmichael95 Senior Member

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    Derek Trucks
     
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    Angus Young
     
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    Redstone Senior Member

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    But Toni Iommi is in very very cloe 2nd
     
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    The Refugee Senior Member

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    The guitarist that I know for using it the most is Angus.

    The guitarist I like the most that has used it before would be Tim McIlrath from Rise Against.
     
  19. EasyAce

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    That must have been a helluva battle of the SGs when John Cipollina toured with Man for a time in the mid-1970s. (They cut an import-only live album together---and a good one---and members of Man swore that they wouldn't believe he actually was John Cipollina unless he could execute the once-famous growl portion of Quicksilver's "The Fool" on the spot. He did, and they did.)

    A band you all probably forgot had a pair of SG players in it . . .

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSigK5LItos]Big Brother and the Holding Company, "Ball and Chain"[/ame]

    Guitarists James Gurley (playing the solos above) and Sam Andrew (playing the solos below) both played SGs, though Gurley also was known to sling a Les Paul Junior doublecut at that time . . .

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    Pete Townshend!!!
     

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