New Amp: Orpheum 700

3 02 2009

That old Orpheum amp that I’ve previously discussed in the “Sightings” section of the site was still for sale on a recent visit to my favorite music store.

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So I bagged it and will be featuring the old boy during the month of February as the Lafayette continues to undergo repair.

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Three Hours Past Midnight: Johnny “Guitar” Watson

10 10 2008

Johnny “Guitar” Watson rips it up in 1956 by taking the low volume Lowell Fulson approach and injecting a bit of Guitar Slim into it. No Guitar Slim videos seem to be out there or even any 1950’s Johnny “Guitar” Watson clips but this audio track does the business.