"Pete Townshend used a D’Angelico New Yorker archtop guitar on Rough Mix in 1976/77 and Who Are You tracks Music Must Change and Who Are You (middle break only) in 1978. The guitar also appears in the 1982 Chinese Eyes photo sessions. In 1989, he sold this guitar (along with the 1958 Gibson Flying V, among others) to buy a boat."more
An Interview for "Vintage Guitars" "The Gibson Super 400 has been your trademark guitar for many years. When did you first begin playing one, and what attracted you?" It was probably in the late 1960s. I’d been using a D’Angelico New Yorker, which was the same size as a Super 400 (18? body).more
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