Tele Heroes... That Don't Twang!

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by Brandon Cur, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Top_Cat

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    Rhythm/melody players? The blokes in Bloc Party know how to compile some nicely layered riffs, Banquet for example.
     
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    Equally, 'Like Eating Glass' is a stellar tune.

     
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    as always, my go-to clips, the growliest, least twangy, best tele ever.
     
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    I know someone has already mentioned Albert Collins (my all time favorite bluesman) but there is also a guy named Tab Benoit that I like quite a lot.
     
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    I'm new here , but not new to tele's . Been lurking for a year or more , had to join when I read this post and one of my favorites was not mentioned here . Michael Monarch used an Esquire for the first Steppenwolf album and for part of the second one . I remember seeing them on tv in the 70's and was surprised to see him playing an Esquire , as i also played an Esquire . Definitely not your twang tele tones , but he did some really tasteful licks , in my opinion anyway , especially considering he was only around 18 years old . My Esquire was a '57 and really cut through the mix in the band I was in . I've assembled a couple more " partscasters " the past few years , really love the simplicity of the Esquire configuration . Played strats for a while but I feel I've come home to my Esquires .
     
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    thank you - new stuff for me - excellent
     
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    Mike deasy, springsteen, burtons done some stuff thats not twang in l.a. with deasy, fogerty.
     
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    Mike Stern's chops, writing, speed...it's all amazing!
     
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    + 1000000000000000000000
     
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    This is a great thread Jim Root is fantastic
     
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    Some might argue that this has some "Twang" in there, but typically you won't get a lot of so called Twang from this guy. I'm pretty sure most of Floyd's "Animals" album was recorded with a Tele as well. Check out the tone Dave gets from this one....pure tele bliss


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrxSKKC_Ukc&NR=1
     
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    Not my favorite player, but Bill Frisell is another one. I would still lean towards Mike Stern, Ed Bickertt and Ted Greene for Tele Jazz!
     
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    I agree...Mike kicks ass, Ted was brilliant & such a fabulous educator and Frisell is always doing something cool & highly unique. All true artists.
     
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