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Duane Allman was an American, lead guitarist of the southern rock group The Allman Brothers Band, and session musician. He played guitar on many interesting recording sessions for artists such as Aretha Franklin and Boz Scaggs. He also had a role on the Layla album from Derek and the Dominos.

Let's look at some of the gear and equipment that had been seen in Duane's guitar rig at one time or another.

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Guitars
- Fender Telecaster w/ Stratocaster neck (Allman Joys, Hour Glass)

Fender American Vintage Series '62 Telecaster Custom Electric Guitar

- '54 Fender Stratocaster (Early Session work)

Fender Custom Shop 1956 Heavy Relic Stratocaster Electric Guitar

- '57 Gibson Les Paul Standard goldtop with PAF pickups (he later swapped the PAF's to another Les Paul)

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1957 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue Vos Electric Guitar Antique Gold

- '59 Gibson Les Paul Standard cherry sunburst

Gibson Custom 1959 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar - Cherry

- '58 Gibson Les Paul Standard tobacco sunburst

Gibson Custom Standard Historic 1958 Les Paul Plaintop Reissue VOS Electric Guitar Faded Tobacco

- '61 Gibson SG (formerly belonging to Dickey Betts, who gave it to Duane to use as a slide guitar)

Gibson 1961

- Gibson ES-345

Gibson ES-345 Reissue Electric Blues Guitar

- Gibson Acoustics


Amps and Cabinets
- Vox Super-Beatle amp (Allman Joys, Hour Glass)

- Fender Twin amp w/JBL speakers (Early Session work)

Fender Vintage Reissue '65 Twin Reverb Guitar Amp

- Marshall Bass 50 heads and Marshall Bass 100 cabinets

- Fender Champ combo amps (Layla)

Fender Super-Champ X2 15W 1x10 Tube Guitar Combo Amp






Effects and Other
- Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face (used old 9V batteries because he liked the sound they made)

Dunlop Fuzz Face Guitar Effects Pedal

- Fender Rock N' Roll 150 strings (Hour Glass)

Fender 150R Original Pure Nickel Electric Strings

- Coricidin medicine bottle (used as a glass slide) - a large part of Duane's sound

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