Can you get Clapton's woman tone from a standard gibson sg? Or would you have to swap out the pickups, or would the 61 reissue be better? Can I use a blues jr to get that tone?
You could, I used to before I changed pickups (and still can). I select both pickups and turn the tone al the way down on the bridge pickup and put the neck tone down to around 5
Gibson SG Standard with Bare Knuckle Riff Raff and Stormy Monday
Fender Eric Clapton Signature Strat
Dunlop Crybaby Classic
Fulltone OCD
EHX Holy Grail Nano
BYOC Tone Bender Clone
Korg Pitchblack
Fender Bassman '59 Reissue
Take your SG and roll the tone knob all the way back. Now blast your amp with most of the knobs set at about five. Throw in a little wah for the solos. Vintage 60's tone-shaping!
"Maybe this world is another planet's hell?" - Aldous Huxley
I say:
- neck pickup
- roll the tone back
- lots of mids


Ibanez RG2550Z/SRX430
Alesis Core 1

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