ExDam­plE35 pete toWn­ShenD

Guitar Techniques - - PLAY ROCK & BLUES -

Pete Town­shend was a prom­i­nent user of the much ne­glected Les Paul Deluxe (ap­par­ently a favourite of Les him­self too). Us­ing a ‘fuzz’ style dis­tor­tion and the bridge pickup, this is very much about the fe­roc­ity of de­liv­ery, but don’t un­der­es­ti­mate Pete’s phe­nom­e­nally ac­cu­rate strum­ming tech­nique. As al­ways, go slowly

o#u h4ave at first – once y the ac­cu­racy down, you can let rip.

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