John Frusciante can be seen playing his Gretsch White Falcon Electric Guitar throughout this live performance of *Californication* with the Red Hot Chili Peppers, live at Slane Castle. A great close-up shot of the guitar can be seen at [0:39 into the video](http://youtu.be/Z0AXjUy1_gY?t=39s). In an interview with Vintage Guitar magazine, when asked about some of his favorite guitars in his collection, Frusciante mentions his Gretsch White Falcons. In the same interview he talks about how he came to find it by purchasing different guitars thinking he would play a different way on each: "With the white Strat, it was a neat experience because it made me play different, and made the band sound different. If I hadn’t gone through a phase of buying, I never would have came upon the White Falcon..."more
it has a beautiful look and is not just pretty plays pretty good
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