A bona fide twang-guitar legend shares stories of his time with Clapton and gives an inside look at how he approaches his signature sound.

Lee’s main amp is a Fender Tone Master head, but for backline gigs he usually asks for a ’65 reissue Fender Twin, which is what he used for the City Winery gig. (Lee’s been using the Korg A3 Multi FX processor for years and owns several various states of repair. The effects unit Lee had on this tour quit working, so until the replacement unit arrives, Lee is just plugging straight into his amp sans effects.)


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An overachieving overdrive that gets way bigger than its name suggests.

Sweet balanced crunch tones. Dynamic. Sparkling, full, and clean at attenuated guitar volume. High-quality build.

Pretty expensive.

$249

Great Eastern FX Small Speaker Overdrive
greateasternfx.com

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