ZZ Top – Cheap Sunglasses (Leaping Ahead #359)

Leaping Ahead Project 2016 #359: 161224

[Song from a band beginning with Z]

For this release from the 1979 album ‘Deguello’, guitarist Billy Gibbons said that he used a Marshall Major amplifier and a Maestro ring modulator and that the amplifier had a blown tube during recording which added to the tonal character of the song.The Marshall Major is a slightly taller, 200-watt version of the classic Marshall 100-watt head.

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