VIDEO: Gary Moore's key guitars examined

Blues legend's collection on show

YouTube : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCQ1WxrMZuo

In February it will be five years since the great Gary Moore passed away. As part of their tribute issue Guitarist magazine have worked with Moore's long-time guitar tech and right-hand man Graham Lilley to produce a lovingly crafted close-up look at the blues legend's key guitars.

In this video Guitar Techniques editor Neville Marten - who interviewed, played with and generally hung out with Gary over the years - surveys four key instruments, showcasing them with the help of a Marshall 1974X amp and Moore's own Ibanez Tube Screamer, complete with the owner's original hand scrawled settings pointers.

Featured in this video, are...

  • Collector's choice number 1 - 'Artist proof #3'
  • Refinished '63 Fender Strat #L21725
  • 1959 Gibson les Paul Junior #929342
  • 1964 Gibson Firebird #153314

For much more detail on these guitars from Neville and Graham, as well as a previously unpublished interview with Gary Moore himself, pick up the current issue of Guitarist.


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