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George Harrison's Telecaster

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Tele-friend, Apr 17, 2021.

  1. Tele-friend

    Tele-friend Tele-Meister

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    Man, isn't she beautiful?
     
  2. G.Rotten

    G.Rotten Tele-Afflicted

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    "Some things you're supposed to touch and some things you're never supposed to touch" is the title of my next album.

    You know, if I could write songs.
     
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  3. johnny k

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    He could have picked a little harder. And tried 3 step bends.
     
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  4. t-ray

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    Looks like he hated it.
     
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    She's a Heavy Beast!
     
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    That Cal Webway Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I like Josh and his playing.

    Wish he could have put it through his paces longer.

    Who owns Harrison's tele now?
     
  7. Oxidao

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    So nice guitar!
    WTH are they doing, showing her with that nasty clip-on?

    The guy is cool, he realizes not giving the respect that instrument deserves, maybe he wasn't on the right mood, and quit playing.
     
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  8. dlew919

    dlew919 Doctor of Teleocity

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    also the title of my latest restraining order. ...
     
  9. G.Rotten

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    :eek:
     
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    I believe the Tele has been back in the Harrison family for some years now, and that it's now with his son Dhani
     
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    Well, that was, ... um, ... disappointing? I'd love to hear someone like Mark Knopfler who knows a thing or two about Beatles tunes and has a sweet touch to put it through its paces. Maybe play the riffs from Don't Let Me Down, or some of George's more unique bends.

    Edit- Here's Greg Koch playing one of the reissues (chambered), and hitting some Beatles riffs, e.g. from Dig a Pony, and in the intro trying to cover two parts of Get Back.
     
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  12. bcorig

    bcorig Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    “A solid Rosewood Telecaster, if left to its own devices would break the back of even the most stoutest individual”.
    The ease with which he plays guitar is astonishing (to me).
     
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    Correct!

    Neat story too how Ed Begley Jr was the “anonymous” purchaser who then gave it to Olivia. I am not a fan of him, personally, but I would likely go out of my way to shake his hand. Cool move.
     
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    I agree with J. Homme...,there are some things that one should never touch. I had to search out who is is. Had it been my guitar, I would have politely asked if I could try whatever he was trying to do, play it a bit, turn off the amp, and put the guitar away.
    Maybe I would ask if he needed some refreshment. I certainly would not let him beat one of my guitars because there was no music there...for my ears.
     
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    an unfortunate demo of a piece of history, I'd be intimidated too, if put on the spot, but I wouldn't post it on youtube.
     
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    Yes a friend of mine had a rosewood Tele from that same period, it was one heavy guitar. I remember scraping it on once and he had one of those thin straps with the pad. Kinda like a cowboy guitar strap and the weight of that guitar really made itself known............. Gary
     
  17. bcorig

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    I can’t stop laughing. Beer through nose!!
     
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