Rig Rundown: Blackberry Smoke
April 15, 2015
The Southern rockers take no prisoners with their twin-guitar attack.
Jackson’s main squeeze is a ’79 Gibson Les Paul with a Seymour Duncan Pearly Gates in the bridge and a Gibson 496R in the neck.
Premier Guitar hung with Charlie Starr and Paul Jackson of Blackberry Smoke just a few hours before they blew the roof off of Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The boys shared their recipe for Southern rock tone that’s as thick as grits and gravy. Special thanks to the band’s tech, David “Doc” Oswalt, for details.