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'54/'55/'56 Strat in action in '56

Discussion in 'Stratocaster Discussion Forum' started by Mike Eskimo, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity

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    Could be any of 'em but the show was done in '56 :



    Guy's kind of a hack and the guitar/amp combo doesn't sound that great but - I stopped in for June Webb and found an old Strat too...
     
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    Cool-Strats were pretty "radical" back then. I heard a story once that when they first came out, some would ask if that was really a guitar.
     
  3. TheFullMonty

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    That's funny, he's obviously a decent player, he just looks painfully awkward with the guitar. I wouldn't be surprised if he learned on a big archtop and was still getting used to the slim and trim lines of a Strat :cool:
     
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    I enjoyed that. The guitar player was a lot better than I was at his age.
     
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    Anyone know who the steel guitarist is?
    Jimmy Day?
    Sounds like him.
     
  7. Fred Mertz

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    Thank you Mike Eskimo for posting this video. I like the sound of the Strat. It has a very nice clear sound. It would be interesting to know how the show was recorded. What strikes me about the video is song composition. I like how the guitar supplemented the songs. But I disliked how the songs had an over-rehearsed, rigid aspect to them.

    Rather than over-rehearsed, maybe over-produced would be a better term
     
  8. Mike Eskimo

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    The whole show seemed a little stilted.
     
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    tiskit86 Friend of Leo's

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    I'd like to get some more information without obligation. Could be a real great deal.
     
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    I believe the guitar player is Leo Jackson.
     
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    I dug it! Loved the strat and the cartoon. Real woody soundin' amp. All service boys in the band?
     
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    Yes that's a VERY young Leo Jackson. He was one of Jim Reeves Blue Boys. Certainly not a hack by any standards.

    I dig the tone too. The way a Stratocaster should sound!
     
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