What you think...Gatton reference

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  1. bftfender

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  2. brookdalebill

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    Indeed, it looks cool!
    I love wooden cabinets.
     
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    It would look stunning in a living room. Not sure you could really crank it up there, though. Kind of defeats the purpose. I think I would rather it were tolex or something.
     
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    i just found this...now an instant fan...

     
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    I think I like.
    A lot.
     
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    Sure is a pretty box. Not my price range though, FWIW.

    Never saw him live, but from all the videos I've seen of Danny Gatton, seems like he could play anything he wanted to.

    However, not sure that "...built for Danny Gatton to review..." makes it somehow more special...what exactly does that mean?
     
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    nojazzhere Poster Extraordinaire

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    Exactly!....did Danny Gatton ever even see this, much less play it? Connection seems pretty tenuous.
     
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    Danny Gatton rabbit holes on YouTube are some of my favorites.

    Regardless of your personal taste or style, Gatton is always impressive and a joy to watch and listen to.
     
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    GOAT IMHO
     
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    He could do anything and often did everything in a single song. Hearing a Gatton CD made me buy a Tele.
     
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    I bought my '52 RI pretty much because of hearing Danny. I was living in Virginia and it popped up used at the local music store. I was so close to where he played but never got to see him. I wish I'd made the effort. I was just organizing my records today and came upon Unfinished Business. I might have to give it a spin tonight.

    As far as the amp goes, I guess they were going to have Danny check it out? Didn't he use their amps near the end of his life?
     
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    What a F***ing freak phenom- Danny was ( got to see this live, early '90's) and this is him ( as usual) just in 100%control. It takes balls to play that guitar, with that PU, at that volume! So you better know what you are doing, and he did, ruler on his own planet.

    Know what the coolest thing is about the Tele in the above video?
    That's NOT a RW fingerboard!
     
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    you guys have me re looking at a trying a tele 1 more time,,.this guy is so freestyle in his playing and that is right up my alley
     
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    Super cool! Would be a great collectible for a Gatton fan...
     
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    Jim’s Guitars had these two on display at a guitar show I attended a couple years ago.

    See below....I forgot how to post for a minute lol...
     
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    I got into Gatton, strangely enough, after hearing Roy Buchanan. I saw that 'Austin City Limits' episode that he did and really dug it. Then I started hearing stories about the feud between Buchanan and Gatton and had to check him out. I was on Team Danny from then on. I'd heard guitarists who could do parts of what he did, but he was the only guitarist who could move between styles so seamlessly.

    Then in 1991, I was recording an album at Bearsville Studios, and the lead engineer was a guy named George Cowan, who recorded and mixed the 88 Elmira Street album - in the same studio I was tracking in. The album had come out in March of 91, but my band hadn't heard it. George put the Simpsons theme on, and it floored me. That song got a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance, but he ended up coming in second to 'Cliffs of Dover' by Eric Johnson.

    I also got to do a few tracks through the '58 Twin that he used (which belonged to Mick Ronson). Danny made it sound a whole bunch better than I did, though.

    - D
     
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    His Rockabilly playing on that album set the standard for all time. But he could play anything, and hang in there with anybody. The telemaster for sure
     
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