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Oct 21 2010
1 Kurt Cobain (1967 to 1994) was the frontman of the grunge band Nirvana and used a 1965 Twin Reverb during the recording of Bleach and a Bassman during the recording of Nevermind and used a Twin on the In Utero recordings. 22975
2 Eric Clapton (born 1945) has been in numerous bands including Derek and the Dominos, Cream, and Blind Faith. Clapton uses Fender Twin amps which can be seen in his concert dvds including One More Car, One More Rider, and Live in Hyde Park. 15057
3 Stevie Ray Vaughan (born 1954) was an American blues-rock guitarist, whose broad appeal made him an influential electric blues guitarist. Vaughan famously used two 1964 blackface Vibroverb amplifiers that were heavily modified by Cesar Diaz. Vaughan was also known to use various blackface Super Reverb amplifiers. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Stevie Ray Vaughan #7 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, and Classic Rock Magazine ranked him #3 in their list of the 100 Wildest Guitar Heroes in 2007. 7263
4 Eddie Van Halen (born 1955) guitarist and the of co-founder of Van Halen. Currently Fender is producing a signature three channel amplifer head called the "EVH 5150 III" and a matching 4x12" cabinet called "EVH 5150 412" both of which are available in black or white. 4187
5 Josh Homme (born 1973), lead guitarist and vocalist in the hard rock groups Queens of the Stone Age and Them Crooked Vultures, uses (amongst a few other amplifiers) a vintage blackface Fender Bassman while performing live with Them Crooked Vultures. 3991
6 Billy Gibbons (born 1949) is a blues rock/hard rock musician most known for being the lead singer and guitarist of ZZ Top, have used various vinatge amplifiers, specifically the 18-watt tweed Dual Professional and often uses several amps in different combinations to achieve desired sounds. 3340
7 John Fogerty (born 1945) the former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman have used a several different amplifers from different manufacturers, but relied heavily on a Bassman and a Tweed DeLuxe while recording many of his early solo records. 2522
8 Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour 1937) is a surf rock guitarist who was provided with several amplifers from Leo Fender himself all of which he soon destroyed because of his extreme settings, Leo then provided him with a customized 100 watt amp with a 15" speaker which named the Fender Single Showman. 1232
9 Dweezil Zappa (born 1965) son of Frank Zappa, plays on the Zappa plays Zappa performing his fathers music using Fender Twin Reverb reissue, the digitally controlled Fender Cyber Twin and several other amplifiers. 1201
10 Brian Setzer (born 1959) is the frontman for the rockabilly band The Stray Cats plays his vintage or signature Gretsch guitars through either a 1962 Bassman or a 1960 Princeton. 1009
11 Robert Cray (born 1953) Is a Blues Guitarist and Singer well known for using Fender Vibro King Amplifiers. 648
12 Mike Campbell (born 1950) most notable for his work with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers has used various Fender amps with the Heartbreakers over the years, including a '60s Twin Reverb, a tweed Deluxe, a blonde piggyback Bassman, and (currently) two Princeton Reverbs 540
13 James Burton (born 1939) guitarist for such artist such as Elvis Presley, John Denver and Ricky Nelson, is known priamrily for his long and faithful use of the Fender Telecaster's but also uses Fender amplifers such as a re-issue of the '65 Twin Reverb 359
14 GE Smith (born 1952) lead guitarist for Hall & Oates, Bob Dylan and the Saturday Night Live band, is a keen Fender collector and self confessed "vintage freak" have exclusivley played his guitars through various Fender amplifers. < 5


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