On The Video Roy use the Gibson ES-335. more
On The Video Roy use the Gibson ES-335.
On this video Roy use the Black Strat more
On this video Roy use the Black Strat
Orbison can be seen playing a telecaster on this album cover. more
Orbison can be seen playing a telecaster on this album cover.
Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight. more
Only the lonely know the way I feel tonight.
According to Gibson, Victory MV’s were only produced in Candy Apple Red, Anti... more
According to Gibson, Victory MV’s were only produced in Candy Apple Red, Antique Cherry Sunburst, & Twilight Blue. (Only a small percentage were Twilight Blue) even more rare, sometimes a retailer who did a lot of business with Gibson would be able to ask for a small number of guitars with a special finish. Mention has been made in guitar forums of Roy Orbison's special order "BLACK" Victory MVX on display in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
The music video of the Traveling Wilburys "Handle with Care" filmed in Oct. 1... more
The music video of the Traveling Wilburys "Handle with Care" filmed in Oct. 1988, shows Roy Orbison playing a Sunburst colored Gibson J-200 with it's distinctive Fret markings, "Moustache" Bridge, and J-200 pickguard. Good views of the item can be seen at 0:33 and 1:05 into the video. It is not an Epiphone j-200, as the headstock has no visible gold screws in the nut trim piece viewable at the 0:33 mark.
Own an ovation spotted straight away distinct head on neck more
Own an ovation spotted straight away distinct head on neck
Warm, tweed-style preamp and power section that keeps its focus at higher vol... more
Warm, tweed-style preamp and power section that keeps its focus at higher volumes, many believe that Brownface Deluxes are a "best-of-both-worlds" transition between two eras of Fender amps. On top of that you have a juicy, all-tube vibrato that beats the pants off of any Blackface-era Deluxe
Producer Steve Hoffman has stated his use of the LA-2A for Orbison. > My T... more
Producer Steve Hoffman has stated his use of the LA-2A for Orbison.
My Teletronix LA-2A, ganged for stereo or mono reproduction via the handy toggle switch in the center of the two units. (...) I've used it on countless projects, Nat "King" Cole, Frank Sinatra, Beach Boys, Doors, Eagles, Ringo, McCartney, Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Peggy Lee, Jethro Tull, Chuck Berry, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Van Morrison, White Stripes, Tom Petty, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ella Fitzgerald, Yes, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Steely Dan, Steppenwolf, Bad Company, Jim Croce, Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Dave Mason, Paul Simon, America, The Band, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Cars, ZZ Top, James Taylor, Art Pepper, Steve Miller Band, Queen, Rod Stewart, Duke Ellington, John Lee Hooker, Al Jolson, Roy Orbison, Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis, Jr., The Who, Lightnin' Hopkins, Bill Haley & his Comets, Miles Davis, Mamas and Papas, Blue Öyster Cult, The Byrds, Eric Clapton, Bill Evans Trio, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Phil Collins, Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Jeff Beck, Doobie Bros., Faces, Grand Funk, Heart, Billy Joel, Linda Ronstadt, Ten Years After, Grant Green, Wes Montgomery, Pat Benetar [sic], Elton John, Leon Russell, Metallica. etc.