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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.

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Guitars
- Fender Buddy Guy Signature Strats

Fender Artist Series Buddy Guy Polka Dot Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- red Gibson ES-335

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- 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 Vintage Reissue '59 Bassman LTD

- 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)

Fender Eric Clapton Signature EC Twinolux 40W 2x12 Hand-Wired Tube Guitar Combo Amp

- Tone Tubby cabs

 

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

Dunlop BG-95 Buddy Guy Wah Pedal

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

- Furman PL-8 Power Conditioner

Furman PL-8C Power Conditioner

- Shure UR4D Wireless

- Radial JD7 Injector

Radial Engineering JD7 Injector Guitar Signal Distribution System

- Ibanez TS-808 Tube Screamer pedal

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

 

 

Strings

- Ernie Ball 11 gauge Slinky electric guitar strings

Ernie Ball 2220 Power Slinky Nickel Electric Guitar Strings

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