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A Chicago bluesman from Louisiana, Buddy Guy was a young protegé of Muddy Waters during the South Side blues heyday of the 1950s, and has carried the torch for the blues ever since, through his collaborations with Junior Wells and his coronation as blues royalty by no less than Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Buddy Guy's guitar rig.

CoolClick the gear images for more info and specs at Guitar CenterCool

 

Guitars
- Fender Buddy Guy Signature Strats

- red Gibson ES-335

- Martin JC Buddy Guy Jumbo Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Jerry Jones sitar

- 1989 Fender custom shop Buddy Guy signature model Strat

- Fender custom built for Buddy Guy red strat

- Fender Vintage Noiseless pickups


Amps

- Chicago Blue Box Buddy Guy signature amp

- Fender tweed Bassman 4X10 amplifiers

- Fender Cyber-Twin amp

- Victoria

- Gibson Gold Tone

- Bogner XTC amps

- Fender VibroVerb combo (spare/guest amp)

- Fender EC Clapton Twinolux amps (seen using them in a video demo on Fender website)

- Tone Tubby cabs

 

Effects and More
- Dunlop Crybaby BG-95 Buddy Guy Signature Wah

- Octave "Thing" (in Buddy's own words - anyone know what it is?)

- Furman PL-8 Power Conditioner

- Shure UR4D Wireless

- Radial JD7 Injector

- Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamer pedal

 

 

Strings

- Ernie Ball 11 gauge Slinky electric guitar strings



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