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1968 Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

1968 Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar

Blackmore switched from a Gibson ES-335 to Fender Stratocaster in 1968 and ha... more

1972 Fender Stratocaster Black

1972 Fender Stratocaster Black

In this source, you can see a picture and a video of him using it during a ja... more

Completely Incorrect Gibson ES-335 VOS Custom

Gibson ES-335 VOS Custom

Ritchie can be seen playing a Gibson ES-335 in this live performance of Deep ... more

Fender Stratocaster Ritchie Blackmore Signature

Fender Stratocaster Ritchie Blackmore Signature

In this video at 0:38s Blackmore can be seen in his sound room as he shows us... more

Amplifiers

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Engl Ritchie Blackmore Signature 100W Guitar Amp Head

Engl Ritchie Blackmore Signature 100W Guitar Amp ...

As you can see at musicicansfriend.com the Engl R. Blackmore Signature E650 i... more

Marshall Major Amp Head

Marshall Major Amp Head

In this photo, Ritchie Blackmore can be seen playing through a Marshall Major... more

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

To the question: "Did you use a Marshall amp in the early days of Purple?" H... more

Completely Incorrect Marshall JMP White Tolex

Marshall JMP White Tolex

In this photo you can see the white stacks of marshall that blackmore used to... more

Effects Pedals

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Hornby Skewes Treble Booster

Hornby Skewes Treble Booster

Effects he used from 1970 to 1997, besides his usual tape echo, included a Ho... more

Needs Review Vox V847A Wah-Wah Pedal

Vox V847A Wah-Wah Pedal

What kind of equipment did you use on Shades of Deep Purple? My 335, and a... more

Needs Review Schulte Compact phaser

Schulte Compact phaser

The phaser pedal that was all over the along Live Rock n Roll album. Tremendo... more

Studio Equipment

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Needs Review Yamaha D-1500 Digital Delay

Yamaha D-1500 Digital Delay

He still used his old and trusty AIWA, but because of mechanical problems in... more

Music Accessories

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Needs Review Fender Lace Sensor Gold Single-coils

Fender Lace Sensor Gold Single-coils

"...In fact this Strat changed electrics a couple of times but followed Ritch... more

World Instruments

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Needs Review Fylde Touchstone Mandola

Fylde Touchstone Mandola

Blackmore can be seen in this photo playing a Fylde Touchstone Mandola. more

Strings

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Picato 10-42 Nickelwound Electric Guitar Strings

Picato 10-42 Nickelwound Electric Guitar Strings

"I use Picato strings. I’ve always used them. They’re the best – Eric Clapton... more

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Gear Guides

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