ZZTop First Album Brown Sugar

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  1. frankd

    frankd Well-Known Member

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    Ohh Wow John Honestly that was awesome. As good a cover that i have ever heard! hell yeah!!!!!!! man!!!.
    Now yes sir I can get many Of Billys intros outros and Hooks
    But as you said harder than you thought! I know Billys lead is just super FINESSE ! and hard to duplicate!
    You did a damn fine job!! Im still working on it i have the hook half the intro
    no I just cant get all the way thru that intro like you did either!!!
    Ohh and I heard from a guy who owned a guitar shop here in houston
    Billy used to frequent that pearly gates and a marshal super lead cranked to
    11 was used to record brown sugar.
    My first album I ever bought was fandango the first concert I ever went to
    was zztop fandango tour . at the summit hou tx thanksgiving day
    1976! I was 12 LOL and about twenty feet back from stage!
    awesome John!!!!!:applause:
     
  2. JohnP

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    Thanks bro, yeah there are a lot of things to discover in there.
    Fandango tour 1976…wow…. If I had a time machine I would go there :)

    In the studio he also used an odd delay-device called the Cooper Time Cube. In a small rack-mounted can sits a small speaker, right up next to maybe 50 feet of one-inch rubber tubing, which is coiled, spring-like. The sound waves take longer to travel, having to make these corners, creating a unique type of delay:

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  3. frankd

    frankd Well-Known Member

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    Wild Man seems I vaguely recall hearing or reading that before
    too,
    frankd
     

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