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69 Goldtop with a cranked '59 Bassman and '65 JTM45

DutchRay

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Awesome! I find it so humbling to play amps like these at full volume, there's so much air moving and every note is out there, in my case, especially the bad ones :)


EDIT: dammit, now I'm on a Green Manalishi trip
 
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Chard

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Awesome! I find it so humbling to play amps like these at full volume, there's so much air moving and every note is out there, in my case, especially the bad ones :)


EDIT: dammit, now I'm on a Green Manalishi trip
Believe me I hit more than my fair share of bad notes!! Believe it or not Peter Green used to own this Les Paul.
 

corpse

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No- fuck no! That was great. It takes a pair of brass-ones to post on here- esp those classic tunes! I think those were very defining clips- they show the difference- but a good mic would help.
Thanks Chard. Good stuff.
 

ourmaninthenorth

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I'm also really glad you posted these clips, both those amps sound fantastic to my ears.

Bravo Chard - a great demo.
 

renderit

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Reinforces why I like BASSMANS.

And Morton or Cleary structures ceptin' in a hail storm...
 

fernieite

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Thanks for sharing Chard. That must have been fun! Did you have a favorite of the two?

It looks like it would be a great location to have a bass player and drummer with you in that space, as well.

I didn't notice any mics, was that recorded with a cell phone?

Btw, does that Bassman need a bit of servicing? There seems to be some sort of sound coming out of it even when you weren't playing.
 
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fernieite

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Oh yeah, nice old Les Paul Deluxe too! I used to have an early cherry sunburst one in the early to mid 80s. (It was probably a 71 or 72)

One of my oldest friends still has his 69 Deluxe that he's owned since the late 70s!
 

Vics53

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Back in '78 (showing my age here) I played bass in a band that had two guitar players. One of them played a '70 LP through a Bassman like you played through. Just guitar, cord, amp and talk about tone!

He also had a '59 LP. Didn't want to take it out live but at my request he brought it to practice one day because I wanted to hear for myself "what all the fuss was about." I found out real quick. As good as what the '70 LP sounded, the '59 LP immediately sounded bigger. I remember how even the higher notes seemed to hit you in the chest.

Thanks for posting!
 

Chard

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Thanks for sharing Chard. That must have been fun! Did you have a favorite of the two?

It looks like it would be a great location to have a bass player and drummer with you in that space, as well.

I didn't notice any mics, was that recorded with a cell phone?

Btw, does that Bassman need a bit of servicing? There seems to be some sort of sound coming out of it even when you weren't playing.

Thanks. Yes recorded with an iPad as I didn’t have any proper recording gear available at the time. Both amps could probably do with some form of TLC to be honest about it.

Both amps do different things so I don’t have a favourite. The bassman however is much, much louder, pushing super lead volume where the JTM45 is more Vox AC30 like in terms of outright volume.
 
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