This directory contains USENET articles Mic has saved about guitars, equipment, pickup, techniques, players, and so on.
Mic has graciously granted permission to post the stuff on the JT30 page on the off chance that it might be useful in the context of Blues Harmonica.
The amp line was coined the “Beatle” to take advantage of Beatlemania, though the Beatles did reportedly use the Super Beatle on their last few U. So while the Who were renowned in England for the sheer power and volume of their Marshall gear, it was Hendrix (and The Cream) who would ultimately gain notoriety in the USA for “pioneering” the Marshall backline.
Mic is not responsible for the content, just the collection. * Hinged plastic carrying handles on AC4 & AC10, large leather strap on AC15.
Date: GMT Organization: On-Ramp; Individual Internet Connections; Dallas/Ft Worth/Houston, TX USA I came across this today and thought I might share it with the group: Dating your Vox amplifier Because the Vox name has been used by such a variety of companies in different locations, no lists of serial numbers are available. * Brown latticed or occasional plain speaker cloth.
He didn’t know exactly what to say and I described to him how they were jamming their guitar necks into the grill cloths and speakers and kicking over the amps. Pete’s guitar is Fender Telecaster, with unknown spare guitar in front of drum riser.
All quotes and references are copyright their original owners and are included for reference only. 14 June 1967, the Fifth Dimension Club, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Even so, certain characteristics can help narrow the date of manufacture to within a year or so. * Small “Jennings” embossed badge on top margin of frame.
These characteristics can be applied to most amplifier models prior to 1985. 1958-1959 * Blonde covering, or occasional two-tone grey-cream.
Once I chopped a Vox Super Beatle amplifier in half with one.
They’re made out of chipboard, little bits of wood that they glue together, and I chopped right through the whole thing. dates and first use of the Super Beatles: the Murray the K shows in New York, with John and Pete each playing through two Super Beatles.
In the middle of the tour, The Who had to break away on a couple of off days and go to Tennessee to record a song called “I Can See For Miles”.
They had damaged their amplifiers so bad because on their ending song called “My Generation”, they would kick the drum kits over, jam the guitars into the speaker cabinets of the Vox Super Beatle amps, knock the amps over, and break the guitars and throw them into the audience.
that tell the model year; basically, you just have to find someone who knows.