We're compiling the best Holiday 2016 music gear deals. See them here.
In this Coldplay live performance of the song "One I Love", Chris Martin can be seen playing a Rickenbacker 360 12-String Electric Guitar, in a Jetglo finish. Glimpses of the guitar can be seen throughout the video, although [a closeup around 2:56](http://youtu.be/Kthbikn8Z7Q?t=2m56s) shows 12 strings on the guitar, which distinguishes this from the 6-string version of the Rickenbacker 360. Around [4:32](http://youtu.be/Kthbikn8Z7Q?t=4m32s) you can see the guitar in its entirety, without the camera jumping around too much. This Coldplay performance is taken from the [Coldplay Live 2003](http://www.amazon.com/Coldplay-Live-2003-DVD-CD/dp/B0000DJZ9T) CD/DVD set, shot on July 21 and 22, 2003 at the Horden Pavilion in Sydney, Australia.more
"I played the donated Hohner for quite a while, then got a Satellite, which was a nice 335 copy. I used that for the early Ride stuff, and when we got signed I bought two Rickenbacker 12-strings—a 330 and a 360—and a Gretsch Tennessean, all in one shopping trip on Denmark Street in London."more
Ed used this Rickenbacker 360 12-String Electric Guitar for performances of "Staircase", as seen in this video. The best shot of guitar is at 2:35. This was performed on "Austin City Limits festival" on March 6, 2012. Ed also used it for a song "How to disappear completely", on this peformance of Radiohead in Montreal, Bell Centre, on June 15, 2012. Since camera is focused only on Thom, and Jonny, and Phillip ocassionaly, best shot of him with this guitar was at 0:22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM-Q9g0-7J8more
In this photo gallery interview, James Dean Bradfield says, “I won this in a bet with [record producer] Mike Hedges. During one session in his Normandy studio for This Is My Truth... we were ragging each other over a rugby score. So we had a bet! I used it on, among other songs, If You Tolerate This... for the solo. My Les Paul Custom and the Thinline weren’t quite working. Quite an interesting solo - it went through both my Marshall and Vox and then got returned through a Moog synth. It’s a simple solo, but I like to think it’s elegant."more
In the hands of Roger McGuinn, this Rickenbacker electric twelve-string guitar provided the signature sound for the Byrds and, moreover, marked the merging of folk and rock music in the mid 1960s. Inspired by George Harrison’s use of a Rickenbacker twelve-string (the company’s very first twelve-string) in the Beatles’ film A Hard Day’s Night, McGuinn bought one for himself in early 1965. It was originally a model 360-12, with two pickups, but in 1966 he sent it back to the factory to have an extra pickup installed, making it a model 370-12. At the same time, the factory added a compressor, controlled by the mini-switch in the pickguard. To avoid the extra-long headstock that most twelve-strings require, Rickenbacker staggered the tuner mountings on the back and the side of the headstock. Rickenbacker also reversed the typical configuration of the octave string pairs so that the player’s downstroke hit the low string first. The result was a unique sound that made McGuinn’s opening figure on “Mr. Tambourine Man” instantly recognizable. This guitar was stolen in 1966 at a Byrds concert at Fordham University in New York and didn’t resurface again until the statute of limitations expired. McGuinn immediately ordered another 370-12 in Mapleglo (Rickenbacker’s name for natural finish) and continued to set the standard for twelve-string guitar in rock music - See more at: http://www.guitaraficionado.com/guitar-collection-roger-mcguinns-1964-rickenbacker-360-12.html#sthash.qLA0v4o5.dpufmore