What effect is used in this intro by the Willis Brothers?

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Hey guys, I'm really digging this intro in the song Truck Stop Cutie by the Willis Brothers, it has a great effect on it. I'm assuming it's played on guitar but not sure tho. Here is a link to YouTube and Spotify, if anyone has any idea of the effect(s) used in the intro and throughout the song I would greatly appreciate.
Cheers Jeroen



 

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A voltage-triggered envelope filter. Pick softly, and the 'wah' effect is very small. Dig in, and the wah opens up more.

Used in the solo for this tune:



They could've spent about 10 minutes clearing out that warehouse to make load-in and load-out a bit easier.

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Sounds like a talk box to my ears.
First thing that came to my mind.
An auto-wah might get you kind of close.
Second thing that came to my mind. Being a bedroom player, I have a modeling amp with built-in effects, and it did remind me of the auto-wah that it comes with.
A voltage-triggered envelope filter. Pick softly, and the 'wah' effect is very small. Dig in, and the wah opens up more.

Used in the solo for this tune:



They could've spent about 10 minutes clearing out that warehouse to make load-in and load-out a bit easier.

..

One thing I have noticed with my modeling amp is that all the built-in effects seem to be intensified with harder picking.

Or maybe I can just hear them better with more volume.
 

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Hey guys, I'm really digging this intro in the song Truck Stop Cutie by the Willis Brothers, it has a great effect on it. I'm assuming it's played on guitar but not sure tho. Here is a link to YouTube and Spotify, if anyone has any idea of the effect(s) used in the intro and throughout the song I would greatly appreciate.
Cheers Jeroen




Might be a few things. My guesses would be 1) Auto Wah 2) Envelope filter 3) Some phaser.
 

Chester P Squier

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I do remember "Pete Drake and His Talking Steel Guitar" from the early 1960s. He had a hit with a cover version of the Brenda Lee song "I'm Sorry."

IF the recording was from the first half of the 1960s, then my money is on talkbox.
 




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