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skyblue314 01-15-2020 05:27 PM

Please ID Joe Bonamassa's archtop in "Drive"
 
Could someone help me identify this sweet looking archtop that Joe Bonamassa is playing in the official "Drive" video? Looks like a Gretsch of some sort....



https://i0.wp.com/www.bluesmagazine....00%2C450&ssl=1

DungBeatle 01-15-2020 05:53 PM

https://guitar.com/wp-content/[email protected]

Used on Drive, this 1958 Gretsch Country Club was strung with flatwounds: Its the same thing with Jaguars and Jazzmasters. As soon as you use flatwound strings, the whole guitar, the scale, everything makes sense.

https://guitar.com/features/artist-r...ars-in-detail/

~Bob

skyblue314 01-15-2020 08:13 PM

Thanks a lot, Bob! I gave up after a few searches and knew someone here would know the answer. That's one beautiful archtop! I'd love to be a fly on the wall at Nerdville!!


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