Ricky played a Mosrite double neck on Dirty Back Road, as on this video from the B-52's 1980 concert. The Doubleneck guitar here is a custom model designed and better known as the "Mosrite Joe Maphis Doubleneck". Joe Maphis was one of Semie Moseley's earliest clients and he built many double neck and single neck guitars for him. The Joe Maphis doubleneck is one of the better known Mosrite models, and Ricky was obviously a fan of Mosrite. It appears from Ricky's use of this guitar that he carried over his 4-5 string setups to this one, using the top neck for one tuning and the bottom for another. The top apparently was used in BADxG#C# (Party Out of Bounds Tuning), or some other tuning using a low B string, and the bottom neck was FCFxFF (originally EBExBB with a capo on the first fret or so I read somewhere, which is handy if you are trying to cut down on the number of guitars and have "Private Idaho" in the set as well). As this guitar was used on Party Out of Bounds, Quiche Lorraine, and Dirty Back Road.more
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