Tone report / demo: 2003 1959 Reissue Stinger Brazilian rosewood fret board

JimmyAce2006

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This song may not be the best for a tone demo. Also, my rust shows a lot on this one. :D Also, if the youtube police take down the video (and possibly my account this time!), I have also provided a link to metacafe and photobucket. The song is "Tea For One" by Led Zeppelin (of course!). I just learned the middle solo to that one, and that is what I presented here. The guitar is totally stock. I love the super dark braz rw fret board. The neck is bigger than I prefer. But I am not playing concerts; so I am not worried about cramping. :cool: The amp is the same one I usually use: Marshall 100 watt 2x12 combo with a Marshall power brake. But this time I did play through the clean channel; and I put the gain on 8; reverb was about half way up. Those settings were the best I could do to come close to Page's tone on this one. It isn't my best, but it is functional. I really need to be playing every month! Special thanks to John Cunningham (owner of vanderbilly.com and guitar.com) for providing a video where he performed the same solo; that is how I learned it - and with my ear.

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOGqIjTSQGY]Just playing around on a 2003 1959 Reissue Les Paul Stinger Brazilian rosewood fretboard - YouTube[/ame]



metacafe:

Led Zeppelin Tea For One Cover 2003 59 Reissue Stinger Les Paul - Video


photobucket:

TeaForOne2003R9Stingercolor.mp4 video by jimmyace2006 - Photobucket




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Awesome playing, as usual!

Great song too.
 

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I don’t know…I must be the only person that does hear a difference.
Thanks for posting John.





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That was awesome!

Great playing! Thanx for posting.
 

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:hmm:...............aww shucks John, we just appreciate the effort you go to & the clips.

Keep them coming. :)

Cheers, Rudi
 

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"Tone... It's one of the most magical and beautiful aspects of the guitar.
It's also the most mysterious and, at times, frustrating.
A player can chase after technical skills for years, and nothing he or she plays will sound like much if the tone isn't there.
Conversely, if a guitarist's tone is happening, it doesn't seem to matter if that player is out of tune or out of time--their music will still sound inspiring.
Even after many years of studying it, guitar tone remains enigmatic.
We know great tone when we hear it, but achieving it is still a tall order.
Part of the equation involves gear.
Buy the same equipment as your favorite player, and you can get a tiny part of their sound.
If it were that simple, we'd all be plugging Strats into Marshalls and sounding like Hendrix.
That's where the greatest riddle about tone lies: Guitarists with amazing tones typically get their sound no matter what gear they use.
That's why the phrase "it's in the hands" gets thrown around as much as it does--because it's true.
This list should inspire discussion, debate, and arguments.
While there can be no right or wrong answers, every choice is backed up with recorded evidence, and we should all listen and judge accordingly.
More than anything, this is meant to be a celebration of tone.
Tone is what makes all music come alive and hit you in the face, gut, and heart.
Without it, music is just a collection of dots on a page.
Tone is everything."
 

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What color is that guitar? Like what's the finish name?
 

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Ruds nailed it John .... :applause:

"Lovely" and keep 'em coming .... :thumb:

I get rusty too .
.... and I love hearing those "babes" of yours .
 

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Yeah this is just great John. Once again great playing and tone....its always great to hear Historics in action.
 

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All around , just perfect. Nice guitar, nice playing and great tone.

That Tea Burst is killer.

Thanks for the video.
 

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Great playing, great tone, and great guitar ! Thanks for sharing.
 

JimmyAce2006

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I am wondering if I should do a different song to demo this guitar.....the trouble is that I have two other guitars that I have never demo'd.....The practice and the production side make me put it off!
 

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GREAT playing and also GREAT tone, John. Congrats for skills and beautiful guitar !!!!
 

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Makes me wished they dropped SIBLY and did this instead in 1977 and 1979.
 

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Forget about the Stinger. I'm blown away by the tone of that JCM900. For an amp that's known as the bastard child of Marshall, they sure do sound awesome!
 

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