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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 01:10 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://www.musicradar.com/guitarist/brian-mays-other-equipment-340394/9#content

Nice pictures


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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 02:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hmm! Is that issue out already, or coming up? I'll buy it either way, that looks like a VERY interesting read of course :-D

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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 08:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Was fortunate enough to play both The Deacy, the original Cornish booster  and the  Birch guitar at the last 2 Red Special meetups. Also there was the tape fx that BM made. The Cornish '82 pedal-board and lots of other iconic bits of his gear.
This year there should also be something/s  very 'special' attending........
more info here: http://www.red-special.com/forum/index.php

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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 09:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

you destroyed all my hopes -.-"

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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 10:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks for posting, YV.  Absolutely fascinating.... I may have to buy this issue.


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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 11:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, that was really neat to see/read.  Thanks YV.

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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 19:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

So, is it a Telecaster? An Esquire? A Broadcaster? Each time they tell a different story... Next time: it was a Schecter, a Kramer, a Jackson or a Jag.


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 21 Jan 11, 19:15 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Judging by the title I thought this topic was about Brian's genitals!

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Posted: 22 Jan 11, 06:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YannickJoker wrote: Judging by the title I thought this topic was about Brian's genitals!

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same :(
my day is now dark and gloomy due to the breaking of hopes -.-"

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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 02:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lifetimefanofqueen wrote:

YannickJoker wrote: Judging by the title I thought this topic was about Brian's genitals!

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same :(
my day is now dark and gloomy due to the breaking of hopes -.-"

You two are very sick.


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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 03:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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lifetimefanofqueen wrote: YannickJoker wrote: Judging by the title I thought this topic was about Brian's genitals!

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same :(
my day is now dark and gloomy due to the breaking of hopes -.-"

You two are very sick.
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True, but my sickness doesn't extent to the level she's gone down to. She was hoping for it, I feared for it. There's a subtle difference.

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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 04:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

True enough. There is something VERY wrong when a 12-year-old wants to see a 60+ something year old man's wrinkly old balls!

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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 06:27 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

inu-liger wrote: True enough. There is something VERY wrong when a 12-year-old wants to see a 60+ something year old man's wrinkly old balls!

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14 year old

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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 06:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YannickJoker wrote: inu-liger wrote:

lifetimefanofqueen wrote: YannickJoker wrote: Judging by the title I thought this topic was about Brian's genitals!

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same :(
my day is now dark and gloomy due to the breaking of hopes -.-"

You two are very sick.
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True, but my sickness doesn't extent to the level she's gone down to. She was hoping for it, I feared for it. There's a subtle difference. ================================

i was jokeing, dont you understand a joke

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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 08:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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So, is it a Telecaster? An Esquire? A Broadcaster? Each time they tell a different story... Next time: it was a Schecter, a Kramer, a Jackson or a Jag


If you are referring to what guitar was used for CLTCL, then it appears it may have been a composite of different guitars. Here is what the magazine said -

"1967 Fender Esquire

Most famous performance - Crazy Little Thing Called Love (The Game 1979)

It will be news to most Queen fans, but this guitar isnt actually a 1954 Esquire, as has been reported down the years. Its owned by Queen drummer Roger Taylor, who tells us that he used it on the track Sheer Heart Attack himself, but the four bolt neck plate's serial number dates the body to early 1967. However the neck is almost certainly from later than that (its missing its gold transition logo for a start) and various other details lead us to believe that the guitar comprises parts from several different instruments

Brian May: "I never tried [recording Crazy Little Thing Called Love] with the Red Special. What happened was that we were sitting around talking about what we were going to do with the song and I said that I thought it needed that period sound - the James Burton Tele sound. I said to [producer] Mack that my guitar was pretty good at making a sound like the Tele, but he just looked at me and said, "If you want it to sound like a Telecaster, why dont you just use a Telecaster?"

Roger just happened to have this lovely old thing lying around, so I picked it up, plugged it in, and it worked. The amp? I dont think it was a Boogie..... the honest truth is that I'd use whatever was lying around. I thought I'd used a Fender amp, actually, but I wouldnt swear to it."

Other instruments shown in the mag include -

The John Birch Replica
Ovation Pacemaker 1615
1978 Fender Telecaster
Sheltone Banjo Ukelele
Gibson Chet Atkins CE
Burns Double Six
Skull & Bones Custom (for the vid for Its A Hard Life)


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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 12:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very cool - I am looking forward to view the magazine.


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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 15:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I suppose, after this, I've got to completely redo my website to incorporate the new info and correct some bits. Ace!


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 16:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

lifetimefanofqueen wrote:

i was jokeing, dont you understand a joke

It would have been less of a frightening "joke" if it came from an adult.

But seriously, I know you have Asperger's and all, and I know what it was like at your age making dumb jokes that seemed VERY funny at the time, but honestly when you get to be my age, you're gonna shamefully regret and grimace in embarrassment at what you've written 6-12 years ago. In other words, you REALLY need to watch what you do and write on the Internet, cos it can come back and bite you in the ass later on, as I learnt the hard way when I REALLY realized what damage I did to my reputation here on QZ.


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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 20:35 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's true: even after all these years, I still regard inu-liger aka Dark Myutwo (or however it's spelt) as a complete and utter idiot on the same league as Treasure Moment.


John hated HS. Fred's fave singer was not PR. Roger didn't compose 'Innuendo.' Witness testimonies are often inaccurate. Scotland's not in England. 'Bo Rhap' hasn't got 180 voices.
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Posted: 23 Jan 11, 22:17 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sebastian wrote:

That's true: even after all these years, I still regard inu-liger aka Dark Myutwo (or however it's spelt) as a complete and utter idiot on the same league as Treasure Moment.

Oh sod off, you. You can't seriously lump me in the lowest level that TM belongs to, because unlike those rotters, I've actually been in a real band that made FAR better music (IMHO), and surely did a helluva LOT more live shows to boot. And another difference too: I still get along with my ex-bandmates in that band even though I left the group for personal reasons partially relating to internal conflict at the time, unlike a certain "member" of TM here or two.

And in case you're too fucking stubborn to take my word on it alone, you're more than free to watch some of our concert videos over at my YouTube page @ http://www.youtube.com/inuliger for verification.

Incidentally Sebastian, last night I had a private chat with a very prominent long-standing poster here, and it might comfort you to know that there are certain people here that also feel equally lowly about you as of lately, what with your dick attitude and all.