Guitar Quotes

I looked at myself, and I just said, well, you know, I can sing but I’m not the greatest singer in the world. I can play guitar very well, but I’m not the greatest guitar player in the world… And so I said, well, if I’m going to project an individuality, it’s going to have to be in my writing.

The Marshall guitar amplifier doesn’t just get louder when you turn it up. It distorts the sound to produce a whole range of new harmonics, effectively turning a plucked string instrument into a bowed one. A responsible designer might try to overcome this limitation – probably the engineers at Marshall tried, too. But that sound became the sound of, among others, Jimi Hendrix. That sound is called electric guitar.