Fender 1959 High Power Tweed Twin (Pre-Owned) Joe Satriani Private Collection

CSZZ59HPTWIN

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    Fender 1959 High Power Tweed Twin (Pre-Owned) Joe Satriani Private Collection

    This is a very rare and highly coveted 1959 Fender "High Power" Tweed Twin amplifier with some incredible Rock and Roll history.

    In 1958 Leo Fender introduced the 85-watt 5F8-A circuit. The 5F8-A Twin became known as the “High Power” Twin and is regarded as one of Leo’s finest achievements and the most collectable standard production Fender amplifier ever made.

    The Rolling Stones own several and Joe Bonamassa used his to design his signature amp. Bonamassa was quoted in a press release: "The king of amps, It is one of the greatest amplifiers ever built, if not the greatest amplifier ever built.”

    Originally owned by Pierre de Beauport (The Rolling Stones instrument curator, collector, inventory manager). The amplifier was one of Keith Richards’ favorites and was used by him on tour.

    When Joe Satriani purchased this amplifier from Pierre, the amp had the original speakers Keith used (50 watt Celestion’s), Joe had them changed to Jenson’s. The original speakers as used by Keith on tour will be included. A custom cover Joe had made will also be included.

    Joe Satriani recorded with this amplifier for the song “Lies and Truths” from the album ‘Unstoppable Momentum’ as well as Chickenfoot’s “Different Devil” from the album ‘Chickenfoot III’. Steve Vai heard Joe’s recordings and asked to borrow the amplifier. Steve recorded many tracks from his ‘Modern Primitive’ album specifically all guitars on the song “Dark Matter”.

    Before returning the amplifier to Joe, Steve had his tech, Stretch Schoonraad at Valley Sound; recap the amplifier giving it a clean bill of health. The handle was replaced as well as proper grounding done. Pierre added chassis reinforcement screws as necessary due to the rigorous touring this amplifier has seen while on the road.

    *** This is a professionally used and maintained artist-owned vintage amplifier and is not being claimed at 100% all original. It will come with a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Joe Satriani. ***

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