The Metro Session: 1971 Gibson SG Standard

29 Sep The Metro Session: 1971 Gibson SG Standard

Audio from video camera.

I hadn’t realized I left a bunch of Italian speaking in it. What I am saying? I am saying, “despite these ones are reputed more vulgar by the collectors, these are instead great guitars”.

Fil "SoloDallas" Olivieri

We Are Rock 'N Roll People.

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    Posted at 18:43h, 20 January

    Hey great job Fil (If I may call you that ๐Ÿ™‚ Nice tone man. It kind of sounds like the tone from the let there be rock movie. What kind of cab are you using? Sweet Tone -Chals

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    The Wake
    Posted at 18:47h, 08 January

    Se mai vieni a Milano ti offro da bere ๐Ÿ™‚

    If you ever come to Milan i’ll pay you a couple of drinks ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Andrea Sg
    Posted at 13:09h, 14 November

    fil ma eri in una fabrica ahah

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    Giuseppe Mazzola
    Posted at 22:40h, 24 October

    Complimenti, Fil, la chitarra รจ fantastica. Anche se credo che tu riusciresti suonare Angus anche una scopa con sei elastici.

    Congratulations, Phil, the guitar is fantastic. Notwithstanding I believe that you could play Angus even with a broom with six elastic bands attached.

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    The Jack
    Posted at 18:28h, 19 October

    What kind of spray did you use after Back in Black?
    Thanks =)

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    Live Wire
    Posted at 10:04h, 17 October

    Hi Fil!
    Excellent tone on the staccato of Shoot To Thrill!! I can see on you face that you were totally digging it. I can’t wait to try it on my own Metro 50 watter (solid state rectifier). If only I wasn’t such a lousy guitar player.
    Thanks for making this web site. You’ve been fueling my determination to improve my guitar playing for years.
    Keep the attitude and the ‘guitar face’ but fix that rhythm on the Back In Black riff!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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      Posted at 10:12h, 17 October

      Thank you! Guitar playing is less frightening than we think. It’s physical. Weird huh? Well, at least, SOME rock and roll is physical. Please keep this in mind. Move. Dance. Rotate, TWIST. It really is physical.

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    Posted at 10:47h, 30 September

    I was impressed. Collab? solodallas@gmail.com

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      Posted at 13:51h, 30 September

      Nice one! Hurry up and get it posted you two ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Posted at 08:34h, 30 September

    Hey Fil great tone yet again. PERFECT feedback at the start of Shoot to Thrill. Love it.

    I won’t say too much more. But I saw what you wrote on the amp forum the other day. Very, very excited !

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      Posted at 09:52h, 30 September

      Lol, whoops you’ve already put your new amps up.

      And here’s me trying to be all secretive about it in case it was meant to be a surprise for all of us…

      Still, I really cannot wait for those JMP’s.

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        Posted at 14:11h, 30 September

        The weird thing was that you mentioned this while the amp was literally, “buzzing at the door”. Would you believe it mate?

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          Posted at 02:00h, 01 October

          Whoa that’s funny. I can’t wait to hear them!

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            Posted at 03:31h, 02 October

            Sรฌ, Hola Amigo ๐Ÿ™‚

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    Posted at 03:29h, 30 September

    … e invece รจ una chitarra splendida. In effetti sono tutte splendide ed รจ il tocco del chitarrista che fa la differenza.

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    Posted at 01:11h, 30 September

    I heard you speak Italian, it was weird but fun ๐Ÿ˜€

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      Posted at 04:54h, 30 September

      Hehe. Weird because you’re used to hearing me in English right? ๐Ÿ˜›

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        Posted at 03:28h, 02 October

        Sure, it makes sense to speak Italian if you live in Italy, apart from this, continues to speak in English that I understand, I speak Spanish. Italian do not understand it at all hehe, a big greeting Fil ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Posted at 21:32h, 29 September

    It looks like with this one you are working harder to really make that thing scream. LOVE the tone of the 71 though.

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    Posted at 21:29h, 29 September

    What are you spraying on the fret board?

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    Posted at 17:55h, 29 September

    finalmente riesco a capire meglio io di chi parla inglese ahahah!! ma cos’ รจ lo spray che hai usato mentre parlavi?

    finally i can understand better then people who speak in english ahahah!! what about the spray you have used while talking?

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    Posted at 12:51h, 29 September

    hrrrm god bless you xD
    what is the spray ure using?
    something for the strings?

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    Posted at 12:18h, 29 September

    Having listened to this guitar with the Metro and the Marshall several times over, I’d have to say I really like both and prefer each one for different songs. What a dilemma ๐Ÿ™‚ lol
    The feedback from rolling on the volume at the start of Shoot to Thrill (2.40) and the bent G at the close really give me shivers.

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