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“I came up with an extreme solution to a simple problem,” says Bonamassa, whose extreme solution involved a 1959 Gibson Les Paul, a Dumble Overdrive Special, and a Deep Purple riff
Joe Bonamassa demos the tones and tells the stories behind two much-loved Hendrix-era electrics in his collection, and they sound – and look – incredible
"I said, 'I need to reapproach the way I look at this thing because I'm seeing it in too much of a linear way and I'm seeing too many boxes'"
"Part of your gig is to know when to use the guitar as a weapon and to know when to use it as something that creates a very vocal type of sound"
Just as they did with “Lazarus”, Bonamassa and Epiphone spec up an affordable but serious electric guitar based on one of the vintage unicorns from the bluesman's epic collection
Bonamassa's British blues-inspired take on the Guitar Slim cover is the third single to be released ahead of his forthcoming album, Blues Deluxe Vol 2, which is out 6 October