"This one has always brought some interesting and amusing attention inspired by Bo Diddley and his famous fur guitar. He showed us all of his tricks of course. We're never too far from featuring this on our song Legs. It's got a great sound and sure is comfortable and pillow-like," says Billy Gibbons about the Gretsch Bo Diddley Signature Electric Guitar. For reference, Billy Gibbons covers his Bo Diddley guitar with white fur.more
Martin Gore’s guitar tech Jez Webb: “Martin's passion is for Gretsch and we've got quite a few Gretsch's out with us. The old Bo Diddley being one of them.” The guitar pictured here is indeed the Bo Diddley, although not the exact model used by Martin. Martin uses a white/silver 1968 Gretsch Bo Diddley (source: http://www.guitarplayer.com/artists/1013/depeche-mode39s-martin-gore/17021) This is from the TC Electronic video “Gear Run: Martin Gore of Depeche Mode”, uploaded March 2010, 2:47 into the video. The upload date indicates this was Depeche Mode’s Tour of the Universe.more
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