According to [this website](http://www.davedavies.com/kink02.htm), this Harmo... more
According to this website, this Harmony Meteor is Dave Davies' first guitar, used on "You really got me".
Dave performed "Hold My Hand" with this guitar. Photo is from his performance... more
Dave performed "Hold My Hand" with this guitar. Photo is from his performance on German television in 1969 according to Dave's official site.
According to [Dave's official site](http://www.davedavies.com/guitars/guitars... more
According to Dave's official site, he played a 1954 Fender Strat. Dave says about this guitar "I used this alot during the Everybody's In Showbiz and Preservation live shows period around 1972-74."
Dave Davies used a Gibson Nighthawk while recording the album "Rippin' up tim... more
Dave Davies used a Gibson Nighthawk while recording the album "Rippin' up time," according to this interview for Gibson:
"I actually used just one electric guitar—the Gibson Nighthawk...It takes me a while to get used to new things, but when I started to play it—started to live with it for a while—I really loved it. I can get great sustain out of the pickups. It’s very bright, but I’m able to get that muddy, sort of bluesy tone as well. I think it’s truly an underrated guitar."
Dave Davies discusses his 1959 Gibson Flying V in [this interview](http://www... more
Dave Davies discusses his 1959 Gibson Flying V in this interview for Gibson:
"'You’re also famous for adopting the Flying V very early on, with The Kinks. How did you come to own your first Flying V?'
'It was either late ’65 or early ’66. We were starting our first American tour, and we went to L.A. to do either the “Hullabaloo” TV show, or “Shindig!” In those days you just carried one suitcase and one guitar. We arrived at LAX and the luggage came, but there was no guitar. I had a Gretsch at the time and the airline had lost it. We were in a bit of a panic, so we left the airport and went to the first thrift shop we could find. I saw this funny-shaped box in the corner. The proprietor said, 'Oh, you don’t want that one. It’s an old thing.' I said, 'Let me look, let me see.' He opened it up and there was this lovely, strange, space-age looking guitar in there. I fell in love with it straightaway. He said he wanted 200 bucks for it, and I told him, 'Okay.' Later I found out it was a 1959 Flying V—the model referred to as the Futurist, I believe. While we were in the TV studio, I was looking through the monitors, watching myself with that guitar. I thought it looked really cool. I kept that guitar up until the early ‘90s, till around 1993.'"
Dave Davies used a 1960s Guild Starfire IV, according to Guitar Geek's [rig d... more
Dave Davies used a 1960s Guild Starfire IV, according to Guitar Geek's rig diagram.
In this live performance by The Kinks, Dave Davies is seen playing his Epipho... more
In this live performance by The Kinks, Dave Davies is seen playing his Epiphone Casino in sunburst.
Dave used this guitar in the early 80s. more
Dave used this guitar in the early 80s.
He mentions this amp on [his website](http://www.davedavies.com/kink02.htm), ... more
He mentions this amp on his website, saying "I plugged the Elpico loudspeaker's output leads into the input of the AC 30, in effect using the smaller amp as kind of a pre-amp."
On [Dave's official site](http://www.davedavies.com/guitars/guitars2.htm), Da... more
On Dave's official site, Dave says about this amp in an excerpt from 'Kink' - An Autobiography by Dave Davies © 1996 "Ironically, it was that sound, which we used on 'You Really Got Me,' that got the Kinks our first hit."
According to [this interview](http://www.premierguitar.com/articles/Interview... more
According to this interview for Premier Guitar, Dave Davies used a Peavey Decade amp to record the song "Little Green Amp."
"'Did you use the little green amp on that track?'
'No, I used a little old Peavey Decade—a solid-state amp.'"
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