"It all started with the Strat because I was reading an article with Stevie Ray Vaughn a long time ago and the number 1959 stuck out to me for some reason. So I started searching those out as the band got more popular and I could actually afford one, and I found [this] one in Los Angeles. That is what introduced me to the whole world, the 1959s. My first '59 I got it because I had read somewhere an article with Stevie Ray Vaughn and he was into '59 Strats, and I was - was and still am - very much into his playing. Luckily I got to see Stevie four times when he was alive, in Seattle. He played at a crazy place in Everett. He played there, he played the Paramount and then the Gorge twice so I got to see him all four times... But that's why I got this guitar. I've used it on Even Flow consistently for years - over 10 years, 15 years probably. I've been mixing it up a little bit lately, but this one's the one I use mostly. I use this on 'Yellow Ledbetter', I use this I think for the Star Spangled Banner when I do it. I use it on a lot of stuff. It's one of my go-to guitars, though, for sure. For leads, it's really easy to play. And it's worn in and the neck is totally amazing. It's just trashed - in a good way! That's the beauty of it. That's what I love about it."

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