The veteran blues guitarist names his most essential stompboxes.
Pedalboards can be a constant Tetris-style tone puzzle. Between just the basics—overdrive, delay, and modulation—there can be a mind-boggling number of options. Kenny Wayne Shepherd basks in the never-ending search for just the right combination of sounds and dependability. His latest album, Goin’ Home, is a tribute to the artists and sounds that have inspired him over the last several decades. PG recently forced Shepherd to name the top five pedals he can’t live without.