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Joe Bonamassa is an American blues-rock guitarist/singer. Joe has had a great solo career stretching back to 2000. Joe has a large collection of guitars, and a nice mix of guitar amps and pedals (some boutique gear). Joe is also in the band Black Country Communion.

Let's take a look at some of the gear and equipment that has been seen in Joe Bonamassa's guitar rig.

Joe on Gibson Les Paul guitar

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Guitars

Note: Joe has said in interviews he owns over 156 guitars!!! Here are a few:

- Gibson Custom Joe Bonamassa Glossy Les Paul Goldtop and Limited Goldtop Studio guitars

Gibson Joe Bonamassa Les Paul Electric Guitar Gold Top/Black back

- Gibson Joe Bonamassa Signature ES-335 Electric Guitar

Gibson Joe Bonamassa Signature ES-335 Electric Guitar Vintage Sunburst

- Epiphone Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa Les Paul

DISCONTINUED - Epiphone Limited Edition Joe Bonamassa Les Paul Electric Guitar Metallic Gold

- Gibson '59 Historic Tom Murphy Les Paul

Gibson Custom 60Th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard Cherry Teaburst

- 1972 Gibson ES-355 (red) and a Gibson ES-335 (natural color)

Gibson Custom 1959 ES-335 Historic Dot Reissue - cherry

- Gigliotti GT
- Chandler LectraSlide
- Fender Strats
- Fender Teles
- 1981 Gibson Korina Flying V

- Paul Reed Smith McCarty model

PRS Smokeburst McCarty Electric Guitar

- Gibson Custom Shop prototype Skylark

- John Petrucci signature music man

Music Man Ball Family Reserve BFR John Petrucci 6 Electric Guitar

- Ernie ball music man family reserve double neck

- Ernie Ball Music Man BFR Steve Morse

Music Man Steve Morse Signature Model Electric Guitar

- Takamine Santa Fe acoustic

- custom shop Gibson J-45's

Gibson J-45 Custom Acoustic/Electric Guitar

- Davis acoustic

- 1958 Martin D-28 (studio)

- 1936 Gibson L-Century (studio)

- 1965 Gibson Hummingbird (studio)

Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Breedlove 12 string

- Yamaha LJX36C

- Gibson Don Felder EDS-1275 Double-Neck guitar

DISCONTINUED - Gibson EDS-1275 Double-Neck Electric Guitar

- Gibson "Bona-Bird" (Firebird neck on Les Paul body)

- Gibson Les Paul with Bigsby

- Alvarez Yairi Acoustic (koa wood)

- Gigliotti Custom Guitars GT Custom

- 1964 Gibson Firebird 1

- Gibson custom made "Bona-Byrd" - cross between a Les Paul and Firebird 1 guitar





Amps and Cabinets

- 1987 Marshall Silver Jubilee 100 watt head
- Category 5 Joe Bonamssa model amp head
- Two Rock Custom Reverb Signature 1 amp head

Two Rock TRCU100HD Custom Reverb v3 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head

- Van Weelden Twinkleland amplifier
- Mojo cabinets with EV 12L speakers
- Budda amps

- Bogner Ecstasy amplifier head

Bogner Ecstasy 101B 100W Tube Guitar Amp Head with EL34s Comet Black

- Carol Ann JB100/6 (signature)
- Category 5 JB-100 68 signature head

- Vintage Marshalls (used on Black Country Communion album)

- 1984 Marshall Artist 30 combo (he bought this at Matthias Jab's guitar shop in Munich)

- Kendrick high powered twin amp

- Fender 1964 Concert amp

- Marshall 1968 Super Bass 100-watt stack



Effects and More
- SSL Xlogic Alpha VHD Preamp (acoustic guitar)
- EV REV-Receiver-Dual wireless
- Van Weelden Twinkleator rack
- Vox wah pedal

- Lehle ABC switch

Lehle 1at3 SGoS Switcher Guitar Pedal

- Dunlop FFM4 Joe Bonamassa Fuzz Face Mini

- Dunlop JBF3 Joe Bonamassa Signature Fuzz Face

- Dunlop custom Fuzz Face

- Gaspedals Carburetor (Carb) pedal

- Ibanez Tube Screamer TS808

Ibanez TS808 Vintage Tube Screamer Reissue

- Boss DD-3 delay pedal

- Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus

- Whirlwind selector

Whirlwind Selector A/B Box

- Beyer M-88

- Carl Martin Hot Drive'n Boost



 

Additional gear reported in 2010 rig:

- Dunlop Joe Bonamassa Signature Cry Baby Wah

- Fulltone Supa-Trem

- Way Huge Pork Loin

Way Huge Electronics WHE201 Pork Loin Soft Clip Injection Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

- Whirlwind phaser

- Ernie Ball volume pedal

Ernie Ball 6166 Mono Volume Pedal

- Moog theremin

Moog Etherwave Theremin Standard

- Palmer pdi-03

- Van Weelden Twinklelator fx loop buffer

- TC Electronic 2290 delay

- TC Electronic SCF

TC Electronic Stereo Chorus Flanger

- Boss RV-5

 

 

Strings and Accessories

- Ernie Ball Cobalt strings (listed as user on Ernie Ball ad)

- 11-52 gauge Dean Markley 2505 NickelSteel electric strings

Dean Markley 2505 NickelSteel Electric Guitar Strings Medium

- Dean Markley Alchemy Gold Bronze Acoustic Lite guitar strings

- Mogami cables

- Dunlop Jazz 3 guitar picks

- Moody Leather black guitar strap

- Klotz Signature Joe Bonamassa Guitar Cable

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