Get The Tone
At this stage in King’s career, Lucille was a Wine Red ES-355, and for this show, she was plugged directly into a cranked ‘silverface’ 2x12 Fender Twin. We’re after quite a hot sound by BB’s standards, so dial up a moderate drive and select both pickups if you have a two-humbucker guitar, then balance the tone with the two volumes. If you’re using single-coils, boost bass and mid and cut some high end. But, as much of King’s sound comes from his expression and note choice, feel free to use whatever you’ve got.