Dating stratocaster pickups
The SRV-tone can achieved with many different guitars, amps, pedals and speakers as long as you use them correctly together.
You deserve to try playing Mary had a little lamb with a slightly cranked Princeton Reverb equipped with a Jensen C12n speaker. Just make sure the amps are dialed in correctly with powerful speakers that don’t distort and have lots of punch, both lows and highs. Make sure it is not pushed too hard into distortion, but set nicely at its sweet spot with just s little power amp breakup (think Little Wing intro).
Stevie Let there be no doubt – the most significant factor to his tone is the man himself, his playing style and his passion.
Broken down even more – it’s what he plays, how he plays it and what equipment he used to support him, that produced his overall SRV signature style and tone.
Do not worry that you had to give up the 013 strings. Guitar setup and frets You need a high string action to allow big strings to vibrate freely without buzzing.
Tall and large frets will make it easier for you to bend and shake, since your fingertips are raised from the fretboard and thus reducing friction.