Since 1989 townshend has played a fender stratocaster modified to meet his unique needs and now the fender custom shop is proud to present the limited edition pete townshend stratocaster to players and fans. This amp is designed to the same spec as the one extensively used by pete townshend of the who it is based on the ever popular custom 100 head but with more gain and a more.
Gibson usa recently unveiled three new signature models including a gary moore signature les paul an angus young signature sg and the nikki sixx blackbird bass.
Pete townsend signature. But since 1989 and the 25th anniversary tour pete has chosen the ultimate tool the absolute functional. I looked everywhere for one of these and finally found one but i have to sell it. There are several gibson pete townshend signature guitars such as the pete townshend sg the pete townshend j 200 and three different pete townshend les paul deluxes.
Hiwatt s owner in the uk have released a signature pete townshend cp103 amplifier to make pete s classic hiwatt amp available. According to who sources townshend himself now only owns one of his nine les paul deluxes 8 is a cherry sunburst les paul deluxe also built in the 1970s. Pete townshend autographed instruments.
One of townshend s hallmarks as a songwriter is his use of intertwined electric and acoustic guitar sounds. The riff emperor has been mistreating many guitars during his lengthy career with the who starting with rickenbackers then sg specials a gretsch 6120 and deluxe les pauls. Pete townshend wouldn t be himself without a guitar.
This is a rare limited first edition pete townshend signature model sg. The crowd went ballistic as the site took them right back in time. A signed pete townshend guitar is a rare and unique collectible that will look unbelievable displayed in any home office or music studio.
2001 gibson sg special pete townshend signature guitar with original case 1 050 00 the guitar was made in gibson nashville factory in the usa in 2001 and was a short production run to cater for orders as gibson oversold from the 250 piece limited edition custom shop guitar of 2000. In 2005 gibson issued three pete townshend signature edition les paul deluxe guitars based on his 1 wine red les paul deluxe his 3 gold top and his 9 cherry sunburst all 1976. An autographed pete townshend guitar or microphone is just what you need to complete your memorabilia collection.
There is some hazing on the pi. Fender stratocaster pete townshend signature prototype sold. The sg was clearly marked as a pete townshend limited edition model and came with a special case and certificate of authenticity signed by townshend himself.
Original p 90 pickups cherry satin finish one piece bridge and a nice thicker neck than most stock sgs. Pete did his classic knee slide across the stage as an epic finale to the song. In addition to the slide pete also pulled out his signature windmill guitar strum and roger swung his microphone around like he always has since the band started.