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Jack White's Tele

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Ecadad, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. zimp

    zimp Tele-Meister

    Mar 27, 2009
    Jack White was on 'Later with Jools Holland' this week playing the guitar. It certainly looked new or refinished. He was playing tunes from his album 'Blunderbuss'. He played with two bands, one all girl. Great performances, he's on the show again on Friday, cant wait, gotta love Jack!
  2. nosuch

    nosuch Friend of Leo's

    Apr 4, 2008
    Oups, he might also use some pedals. Maybe not as much as the edge but still.
    To me the girls in the band are more appealing, anyway :lol:
  3. Mightyaxeman

    Mightyaxeman Tele-Afflicted

    May 12, 2007
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  5. Mightyaxeman

    Mightyaxeman Tele-Afflicted

    May 12, 2007
    And this^.
  6. jklotz

    jklotz Tele-Holic

    Jan 10, 2012
    Atlanta, GA
    Whatever it is, a tele seems to fit his vibe pretty well. Surprising it has taken him this long to be seen with one.
  7. Jegonzal

    Jegonzal TDPRI Member

    May 2, 2011
    Corpus Christi
    It kinda LOOKS like my mim.

  8. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 9, 2008
    Sure looked on Colbert last night that Jack's Bigsby was anodized WHITE .

    All controls, plate etc as well.

    The Whammy pedal is the chink in his armor.

    1o yrs later it's still annoying as hell (I saw him pre-Whammy pedal 3 or 4 times - much better solos).

    Jack came off as prepared, studied, staged. The bit w/ the kid didn't work.

    The Edge came off as very self-effacing.

    Jimmy Page wins btw...
  9. Vladimir

    Vladimir Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 17, 2003
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Does that look like u humbucker route with a single coil pickup?
  10. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity

    Product placement?... endorsement contract?...
    he wouldn't be the first musician to be offered shiny new guitars to use onstage...

    JW may well have gone back to a Tele in the studio.. though he never played old beat up Fenders much in the past... (as far as I've seen)...

    that's the music business.. why not?.. I mean, it's an iconic American guitar.. JW would be more than happy to get onboard...

    part of his appeal was the funky old guitars he played....and the disregard he showed them... "pick a fight with it"...

    my Tele loves a fight.. and responds like a cornered wildcat... JW taught me that... it's not so scarey anymore...
  11. vinny199

    vinny199 TDPRI Member

    Apr 24, 2011
    london, uk
    Oh no! Coca Cola boy has a Tele with a Bigsby.

    Makes me almost feel guilty having mine. thanksfully it is white.
  12. Andy Summers

    Andy Summers Friend of Leo's

    Jul 26, 2006
    My fave scene from It Might Get Loud

    And I'll never understand The Edge "hate". He has come up with so many beautiful pieces and sounds. And he sure seems like a humble guy.
  13. Mike Eskimo

    Mike Eskimo Doctor of Teleocity

    Nov 9, 2008
    Let's not lose the new focus of this thread :

    Is Jack's Bigsby and control plate and bridge white on that guitar ?
  14. trev333

    trev333 Doctor of Teleocity

    It's all white?... could be...

    sorry couldn't help myself with an old Oz fav.... it seemed appropriate...;)

  15. edipo

    edipo Tele-Meister

    Sep 14, 2011
    I'm a huge Jack White fan but the guy has really created a character. The purist musician that has beat up guitars. That was the whole qhite stripes thing. In the movie he says this and then gets all happy with a custom made gretsch.
  16. RocknDrTom

    RocknDrTom Tele-Holic

    Aug 20, 2009
    Lumberport, WV
    I guess this means that Jack Black is going to have to get an all black telecaster now.
  17. Thundersleet

    Thundersleet Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 29, 2009
    This isn't the first time Jack has been seen with a tele and bigsby.

    In 2004, Lynn made a comeback with the highly successful album Van Lear Rose, the second album on which Lynn either wrote or co-wrote every song. The album was produced by her "friend forever" Jack White of The White Stripes, and featured guitar work and backup vocals by White. Her collaboration with White allowed Lynn to reach new audiences and generations, even garnering high praise in magazines that specialize in mainstream and alternative rock music, such as Spin and Blender.Rolling Stone voted the album the second best of the year for 2004. (White has long been an admirer of Lynn and claims she is his favorite singer. He has covered several songs of hers, including the controversial "Rated X.")

  18. guitarzan13

    guitarzan13 Friend of Leo's

    Jul 25, 2006
    LaGrange, GA
    IMHO ^^^^^ This
  19. Powers

    Powers Tele-Meister

    Apr 12, 2009
    Dallas, TX

  20. ECF

    ECF TDPRI Member

    Jun 3, 2006
    Cape Girardeau, MO
    This. Look at those frets. They look like jumbo's to me.
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