James Patrick Regan Honors George Johnson and Taj Mahal!
James Patrick Regan used his ’77 Gibson Les Paul Custom to play the main riff from The Brothers Johnson song “Strawberry Love Letter #23” in honor of George Johnson, who turns 65 today. He also dishes out a bit of “She Caught the Katy” by Taj Mahal (who is 75 today), then shows us the lead break from “Strawberry…” James’ guitar is running through an MXR Carbon Copy then into his ’70s Music Man 112 RD. His strings are Dunlop Super Brights, cable by George L’s. keep up with James HERE!!
Jake Andrews in the VG New Gear Yearbook 2018
Check out Jake Andrews and Eric Johnson jamming on the classic EJ tune, “Zap,” during this year’s Dallas International Guitar Show. Jake is playing a ’58 Gibson ES-335 through a ’68 Marshall 50-watt plexi with overdrive from a vintage Tube Screamer. They’re backed by Tommy Taylor on drums and Kyle Brock on bass. Then, Jake plays through a Sir Henry pedal built by Dustin Sears, who techs for him and EJ as well as Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Doyle Bramhall, II, and the Experience Hendrix Tour. In the New Gear Yearbook 2018, Jake talks about the music and players who influenced him most, and explains how his first setup was a classic Fender guitar and tweed amp! The “Yearbook” is sponsored by Sam Ash Music Stores Music Stores. READ NOW!!