The modern country outlaws follow only a few rules: beefy Teles, American-voiced amps, and a healthy addiction to compression and phaser.

Whitey Morgan’s most recent acquisition is this 2018 Fender American Original ’60s Telecaster. He went up in string gauge (Ernie Ball .012s) to compensate for the whole guitar being in D standard as several of his new songs off of Hard Times and White Lines are in that tuning.

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