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About Rick_B

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  1. Maybe it's my imagination, but I suspect he fancies the pants off Louise Minchin.
  2. On the other hand BBC breakfast TV has been consistently more successful than ITV, despite ITV throwing a lot of money at high profile presenters.
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    Hank Marvin

    Trying to look rock an d roll street cred isn't easy when your real name is Brian.
  4. Rick_B

    Hank Marvin

    He is easily the most influential British guitarist ever, inspiring loads of bands including the Beatles. When you listen to his early 60s stuff the purity of his guitar tone ,especially considering the basic technology back then, is astounding.
  5. Did I use the term depraved pervert? I would have if that's what I thought of them, but I didn't because I don't.
  6. So what are you saying? That a child who has two same sex parents who actually care for him/her would be better off with the kind of dysfunctional monsters who populate The Jeremy Kyle show, just because they are opposite sex and therefore that's automatically better and "normal"?
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    Not seen them for ages, can you still get them?
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    The Edge

    There has been a lot of speculation about this guitar. Clearly the neck pickup is the wrong way round, but that wouldn't cause the out of phase effect, but wiring it backwards would. I've simulated this with a second-hand Vintage V100 Les Paul copy I bought off eBay. The positioning of the volume controls is very important, bridge on about 8. neck on about 7 works for me. People who saw Peter in the early days said he would often make small adjustments to the volume controls during solos, bringing the out of phase sound in and out. Most probably what happened with his guitar is that the m
  9. Rick_B

    The Edge

    Absolutely, I saw him play live a couple of times and that guy could make a guitar talk. He also managed to channel Peter Green at his finest, in fact he almost became obsessed with Peter and bought the famous "out of phase" Les Paul guitar.
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