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Joe Bonamassa plays Rory Gallagher’s Stratocaster
Jan03

Joe Bonamassa plays Rory Gallagher’s Stratocaster

Old news, but I only just came across this video of Joe Bonamassa playing Rory Gallagher’s legendary battered ’61 Stratocaster at the Hammersmith Apollo back in October. It seems the best way of this happening to you is to be a bit of a guitar legend in your own right and have a girlfriend who is aquatinted with the Gallagher family and is looking out for a novel birthday/Christmas present for you. According to Bonamassa himself, his girlfriend Sandi Thom (fine singer/songriter in her own right), who is friends with Rory’s brother Donal, promised him something special as a birthday/Christmas present – wow, did she deliver! Share...

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Joe Bonamassa guitars & gear
Jun15

Joe Bonamassa guitars & gear

Just click anywhere to get the bigger picture! UPDATE: I don’t know when this Joe Bonamassa guitars & gear photo was taken – nor do I know it’s provenance – I found it in the forums on Joe Bonamassa’s official site and in turn, it came originally from the MyLesPaul forum. However, the point is, it’s a little out of date as it doesn’t include his recent Ernie Ball Music Man acquisitions. Happily, I have a few pics taken at a gig in Nottingham a couple of years back and here they are: Share...

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