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Johnny Marr is an English songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist, harmonica player, and singer. Marr was the guitarist in The Smiths (80's) with Morrissey. He has been a member of Modest Mouse since 2006. In 2008, he joined The Cribs after touring with them on 2008's NME Awards Tour. Marr also has played in Johnny Marr and The Healers and other bands and projects.

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

Johnny playing guitar live

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Guitars

- Fender Johnny Marr Signature Jaguar guitar

Fender Johnny Marr Jaguar Electric Guitar

- Fender '59 Jazzmaster

Fender Vintera '60S Jazzmaster Electric Guitar Ice Blue Metallic

- Gibson 1957 Gold Top Les Paul guitar

Gibson Custom Historic '57 Les Paul Goldtop Darkback Vos Electric Guitar Gold Top

- 1965 Vox Teardrop guitar (black)

- Fender Thinline Telecaster guitar (wood)

Fender Custom Shop 72 Telecaster Thinline Heavy Relic Maple Fingeboard Limited Edition Electric Guitar Faded Aged 3-Color Sunburst

- 1966 Gibson 335 12 String guitar (black)

- 1961 Gibson Les Paul Special doublecut guitar (TV yellow)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1960 Les Paul Special Double Cutaway Electric Guitar

- Fender Strat guitar - sunburst  (1962 body with a 1963 neck)

Fender Custom Shop 1961 Stratocaster Burnt Heavy Relic Electric Guitar 3-Tone Sunburst

- 1963 Fender Jazz bass guitar (black)

Fender American Original '60S Jazz Bass Rosewood Fingerboard 3-Color Sunburst

- 1964 Rickenbacker 12 String guitar
- Gibson SG guitar (blonde - custom one off)
- 1959 Gibson 355 guitar (black with bigsby)

DISCONTINUED - Gibson Custom 1963 ES-335 with Bigsby Hollowbody Electric Guitar

- 1954 Gibson 295 guitar (gold)
- 1962 Fender Jaguar guitar (black)

Fender American Original '60S Jaguar Rosewood Fingerboard Electric Guitar Surf Green

- Gretsch 6120 guitar

Gretsch Guitars G6120t-59 Vintage Select Edition '59 Chet Atkins Hollowbody With Bigsby Vintage Orange Stain

- 1963 Epiphone Casino guitar

Epiphone Elitist 1965 Casino

- 1959 Gibson Les Paul guitar (sunburst)

Gibson Custom 60Th Anniversary 1959 Les Paul Standard Cherry Teaburst

- 1962 Epiphone Coronet guitar (red)
- Fender Jaguar guitar - Custom White On White ('62 body with a '65 neck)
- 1965 Fender Bass VI guitar (sunburst)
- 1983 Rickenbacker 330 guitar (black)
- Martin D-28 Acoustic (6 and 12 string versions)

- Gibson J-160 Acoustic guitar

Gibson J-160E Standard Acoustic-Electric Guitar

- Jagmaster guitar (custom made by Fender)
- 1972 Telecaster guitar (blackish)
- 1963 Black Jaguar guitar
- 1985 Ovation Legend
- Gibson SG (red with vibrato)

Gibson Custom SG Standard with Maestro VOS Electric Guitar






Amps
- Fender Super Reverb

- Marshall Reissue amp

- Marshall cabinets

Marshall 1960A or 1960B 300W 4x12 Guitar Extension Cabinet

- Roland Jazz Chorus (used on Smiths album)

- Fender Blackface Twin

- Fender Pro

- Fender Showman

- Fender Bassman






Effects

Seen on Marr's 2007 Modest Mouse board:
- Diamond Compressor
- Mr Vibromatic
- Boss FS-5 pedals

Boss FS-5U Nonlatching Footswitch

- Boss GT-5

Boss GT-100 Guitar Multi-Effects Pedal

- Menatone King of the Britains

- Visual Sound 1 Spot

Visual Sound 1 SPOT - Space-Saving 9V DC Adapter




Stated in a 1990 interview:
- Dunlop Cry Baby wah-wah pedal

- T.C. Electronic 2290

- Yamaha GEP50

- Roland GP8




Strings
- D'Addario strings since 2005 (according to D'Addario website)
- Ernie Ball strings gauges .010 to .046 (stated in a 1990 interview)


Go to the next page for pictures of Marr's guitar rig.

 

 

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