Mick played a Mesa Boogie Mark I in the studio during recording of 'Give Em Enough Rope' (1978). Lots of accounts state that producer Sandy Pearlman introduced Mick to the brand, which he continued to use throughout the Clash's later career. The guitar sound on 'Give Em Enough Rope' is a clear departure from that on 'The Clash' (1977) largely due to the smooth high gain Mesa Boogie combo. The linked article from Premier Guitar states that "He unloaded the speaker [of the Mark I] and used it to drive a single Marshall 4x12. For a period he even used the Boogie to run two 4x12s, but by the end of 1979 he had added a blonde 100-watt Mark II to drive one of the cabinets. "more
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