Nevertheless, the ES-5 had the distinction of being the first big-brand electric guitar with three pickups, and the excess clearly appealed to Walker. He made the guitar a major feature of his live show, holding it aloft, plucking the strings with his teeth, and playing it behind his head while doing the splits. Even in more somber moments his playing style was an odd one, and he held the guitar in a horizontal manner that became his trademark. As such, Walker most clearly expressed what an amplified guitar was all about in the first place: getting the guitarist out of the rhythm section and up into the spotlight, playing single-note solo lines right alongside the featured horn players.
This he achieved, and then some, and his six-string descendants have never looked back. Lonnie Mack: Gibson Flying V.
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And ever since ordering the instrument in after seeing it in a promotional drawing, Mack has also been more dedicated than most to one single guitar: a Gibson Flying V, which he continues to play to this day. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Star Guitars by Dave Hunter. Billy F. Gibbons Foreword.
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