Start Dating guitar amps

Dating guitar amps

These were easily the most powerful amplifiers commercially produced back then.

Since his early teens Leo Fender had an interest in electronics, and when he grew up, Leo made a career for himself fixing and building PA systems for musicians, opening his own shop in California.

These amplifiers (collectively the 5150 series) and speaker cabinets were the result of a collaboration with Eddie Van Halen.

The 5150 series was preceded by the VTM-60/VTM-120 amps, among the first "non-hotrodded" amps.

The list of artists who've used a Fender guitar amp live or on record is enormous.

It seems as if everyone has used them at some point, including Elvis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Oasis, The Strokes, Radiohead and White Stripes, to name but a few.

Since its foundation, Peavey Electronics has been privately owned, and has grown from their humble beginnings in Hartley's basement in the 1950s. magazine profiled the global success story of music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey and Peavey Electronics Corporation.

"Hartley Peavey dreamed of becoming a rock star," wrote Inc.) of manufacturing/assembly area over 33 facilities across North America, Europe and Asia, 18 of which are located in their home state of Mississippi.

Ed King of Lynyrd Skynyrd, John Fogerty, Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Billy Gibbons of ZZ TOP, Jorma Kaukonen Canned Heat, Jefferson Airplane, Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones, Eric Johnson, Mitch Easter, Eric Clapton, Neko Case, Kaki King, Morgan Geer, Coco Montoya, Bill Frisell, Charlie Hunter, Johann Frank, Erick Walls, Paul Simon, Joe Walsh, Eric Johnson, Rick Miller of Southern Culture on the Skids, Bob Mothersbaugh of Devo, Jay Jay French of Twisted Sister, and Jeff Tweedy and Nels Cline of Wilco own guitar amplifiers from this "boutique brand".