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Eddie Vedder Telecasters

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by brunocvieira, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    To all the Pearl Jam fans here, Eddie Vedder is well-known for using Teles (Some of them heavily modified). Post pictures of different ones you spotted! I'm starting off with his '63 Black Holoflake.[​IMG]
     
  2. Spaceboy

    Spaceboy Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 24, 2011
    Richmond, VA
    I don't know anything about his teles but I adore this man. That first solo album for Into The Wild is one of my favorite things ever recorded, and not only because I was a big fan of the book.
     
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  3. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    Here are some more:

    Esquire "Old Man"
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    Howard Zinn Tribute
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    Orange Brown & Mirror Pickguard
    [​IMG]

    Natural & White Pickguard (Used on Lollapalooza in 2013)
    [​IMG]
     
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  4. hellopike

    hellopike Tele-Afflicted

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    Nice thread on an overlooked telecaster player! Pearl Jam and Eddie Vedder specifically is the reason I picked the telecaster when I took an interest in the guitar 20+ years ago. I wish I had more info for you on his guitars, but I don't. But I'll enjoy the photos!
     
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  5. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    You can still post the pictures of different Teles that you spot on PJ and EV tours, DVD's, etc. It's very hard to get infos about these guitars because he modifies them a lot. He pretty much inspired me to pick up a Tele too. I had my CV 50's repainted to Black Holoflake (Not exactly like his though) and I'm still not done modifing it.

    PS: I'm from Brazil, so I'm sorry for any English errors...
     
  6. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    By the way, here's another special one:

    The Brazilcaster
    [​IMG]

    This guitar was custom made and gifted to Eddie by a heavy fan (Sergio "Vedder") here in Brazil. He based the model on the Black Holoflake and only used brazillian wood and national-made hardware as a tribute to Eddie from all the brazillian fans. He played it in the shows and I was lucky enough to see that guitar from very close. A custom hardcase and a pedal were also included with the gift.

    Sergio Vedder and the Brazilcaster
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2016
  7. GoldDeluxe5E3

    GoldDeluxe5E3 Tele-Holic

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    Eddie Vedder Telecaster?
    Has he been strumming along on a Telecaster made to his specs as a "guitarist"?
     
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  8. GoldDeluxe5E3

    GoldDeluxe5E3 Tele-Holic

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    Is that anything like the Daryl Hall Telecaster?
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  9. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    He does not have a signature Tele, the Brazilcaster was made heavily based (With a lot of picture observation, etc) on the guitar he most uses (The Black Holoflake). And he plays the guitar quite well IMO to also be considered a guitarist, the intro riff to "Rearviewmirror" was written and played by him, among many other PJ songs. This post was created because he owns and plays tons of different Teles.
     
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  10. Lakeabilene

    Lakeabilene TDPRI Member

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    He's looking for a new gig after the voice went south
     
  11. hellopike

    hellopike Tele-Afflicted

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    To the folks being disrespectful with nothing nice to say- Eddie Vedder has written some of the most recognizable rock n roll songs in the last 25 years and played with the Rolling Stones, the who, Bruce Springsteen, Neil young and just about every other major name in rock and roll that's still alive today- what have you done? So show some respect, or just don't comment. @Lakeabilene @GoldDeluxe5E3
     
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  12. Southpaw Tele

    Southpaw Tele Friend of Leo's

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    +1 million
     
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  13. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    This thread starts with "To all the Pearl Jam fans here..." I wonder if they really understood that...
     
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  14. Southpaw Tele

    Southpaw Tele Friend of Leo's

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    Pearl Jam was one of my faves during my college years. Love the Tweed amps and Teles. Thanks to our Brazilian friend for posting this!
     
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  15. adjason

    adjason Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Pearl Jams ten album. I literally wore it out. Cool thread on teles and Eddie
     
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  16. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    Everyone can make your contribuition. Spotted a different one? Just grab a picture of it and post here!
     
  17. Sandhill69

    Sandhill69 Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    And thanks for posting what you have...the Sergio Vedder tribute outfit is a treat to see!
     
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  18. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    Outfit? I'm sorry, I didn't understand this one. I actually have a few more to post here, but good pictures are hard to find!
     
    Last edited: Dec 22, 2016
  19. ozcal

    ozcal Tele-Holic

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    ole ev and pearl jam cop a load of sh1t - i don t get it... when it boils down to it i d rather listen to them than 90 % of the music heard in everyday life...
     
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  20. brunocvieira

    brunocvieira TDPRI Member

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    Here goes another ones:

    Blue & Mirror Pickguard (Used on La Plata, Argentina in 2015)
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    Schecter Pete Townshend
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    Skateboarding is not a crime
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