It's a Fender Buddy Guy Signature Stratocaster modded with a new neck, white pickguard, dark blue paint around the forearm, some stickers in the pickguard and back, Oakland written around one dot with Adeline skull sticker and the angled SH-4 Jeff Beck humbucker in the bridge. Billie will probably start using this as an "Blue" backup. Now this guitar owned by Jimmy. which Billie give away this guitar at 2016 Not So Silent Night.more
"Buddy Guy has always been a favorite of mine and I used to listen to him when I was a kid. When I was 12 years old I was reading one of those catalogs Fender used to send out- the 'Frontline', and in it I saw a Buddy Guy signature stratocaster and I just had to have it. I begged my parents to buy it for me and they eventually did. I remember calling every music store in the tri-county area, and only one store had it. I remember that drive up there, I was so excited. I finally got to the store and I saw it on the display rack, it was the last one they had. I ran over to it and when I picked it up and held it in my hand I knew I had to have it. Sometimes when you pick up a guitar, even without playing it, you've fallen in love with it, and you already know that it's that special one that you're gonna play every night. Without playing it I fell in love with it and I have played that guitar every single night since then. I changed the pickups to lace sensors and that's been my main axe. Buddy himself held my guitar backstage one night and ever since then, every time I get onstage and play, Buddy's licks just flow out of that guitar. It's that guitar that I'ma probably get buried with."more
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