Dating a pignose amp
When he showed it to Duane, he supposedly recognized the guitar as his own by a gouge/scratch on the back of the body.
The guitar’s previous owner, Lee Hazen, gave an interview to Vintage Guitar Magazine in 1997 explaining how the guitar found it’s way to Duane: I traded it off to a fellow in Sanford [Florida] who had a guitar shop. I bought it in 1959, right after I graduated from high school.
I think his name was Jimmy Jewell, and Duane ended up with it. [Dave Kyle: Remembering Duane Allman, Vintage Guitar Magazine’, January 1997, Vol. 4) – the full interview is available over at Duane Allman.info] In the same interview, Lee noted that the guitar was a sunburst model modified with a rotary pickup switch with eleven positions, each connected to eleven different capacitors in the tone control circuit.
The pickup selector switch was also modified to five positions, and additional three switches were installed for phase switching allowing for any combination of the three pickups in any combination of phase.
Again in the same interview, Sylvan Wells – former member of the The Nightcrawlers and Duane’s high-school friend, confirmed that Allman did indeed own a modified Stratocaster.
Great for for everything from bluesy overdrive tones to warm mellow jazz.
Another thing worth mentioning is that Duane often put the strings through the inside of the stop-bar tailpiece to the outside and wrapped them back over the stop-bar tailpiece, allowing him to damp the strings with the palm of his right hand when playing slide.He was also left-handed, but played right-handed, and he usually played without a pick when playing slide. He mentioned it in a letter to a friend dated July 1961, and according to Galadrielle Allman [Galadrielle Allman: Please Be With Me, p.
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