This ’55 Esquire was used on the recording of David’s first solo album, and on the “The Wall” recording sessions. It has a custom fitted neck pickup which was installed by Seymour Duncan – who sold this guitar to David in the first place. David nicknamed this guitar “The Workmate” because of its worn color.more
Here Jake plays the Esquire at 35 mins into the video. The 1955 Relic Esquire is a peerlessly crafted take on the single-pickup classic that preceded even the Telecaster in Fender history. Everything about the instrument takes you back to that original era, with a lightweight ash body in Dirty White Blonde and a lacquer Relic body finishes that evoke long years of wear and tear. Here Jake plays it on songs such as Simple pleasures and Taste it.more
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