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Reggie Young interview

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Zac, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Zac

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    Recently, I had the honor and privilege of interviewing Reggie Young in his home for our Truetone Lounge series. For me, this was a real bucket list moment, as Reggie is one of my all-time favorite guitarists, and Tele players. Here is part 1 of my interview with the guitarist who is one of the most recorded, and most imitated in the history of recorded music.

     
  2. Smokin OP

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    Thanks Zac! This series is the best thing on the net. I haven't watched it yet but for my money, Reggie Young is the best of the best!
     
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    Thank you! I agree, Reggie is the best. I can't tell you how many licks I have stolen from him.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Ain't that the truth...I'm sure I owe him more money than I payed for my house.
     
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    Thanks for posting, I enjoyed watching that, a very nice interview, I have a great old CD called the Memphis Boys, it's all instrumental, that has Reggie and a bunch of the guys from American Studios.
    Reggie always had great tone and tasteful playing , for the song.
     
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    A great guitar player, who will live forever for Drift Away.
     
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    This is AWESOME. thanks.
     
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    Cool!!

    But, is this thread in the right category?
     
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    Awesome, Zac!!! Reggie is legendary just for the intro solo to Elvis's "Suspicious Minds" (played on Scotty Moore's Gibson Super 400, I believe) and, of course, "Drift Away" from the late Dobie Gray. :)
     
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  11. Zac

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    He is one of the guys that made the Telecaster the Memphis guitar. Is that good enough? View attachment 430118
     
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    Listened to his new album yesterday. Sounds like music you've heard all your life, which I guess it is. The tone and the groove are irresistible.
     
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    Except, we know some memorable, very cool guitar parts turned out to have been played on a Gibson Les Paul.

    More people would read this under the Bad Dog thread category. Can't believe it got so few replies - he's very highly respected here.
     
  14. Zac

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    If you are referring to "Drift Away," he stated to me he used the Paul for the intro and verse fills, and then used his 1969 Telecaster for the twangy chorus fills and the riffing at the end of the song.

    Did not know the bad dog cafe was a better place to post
     
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