David Kronemyer

Entries from October 2006

Amplifying the Archtop Guitar with the Marshall JTM45

October 29th, 2006 · 3 Comments

DAVID KRONEMYER: A. Archtop Guitars It was 1968 and the band I was in played covers of current pop songs. This was the high watermark of the swingin’ 60s, so our repertoire was eclectic. I knew only one style of playing, which was intricate finger-picking arrangements. Basically, this still is all I can do! I […]

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Who Has a Better Guitar Sound – Eric Clapton (on Fresh Cream and Disraeli Gears), or Jimmy Page (on Led Zeppelin I)?

October 27th, 2006 · 1 Comment

DAVID KRONEMYER: This is not about who is the better guitar player, viz, Eric Clapton or Jimmy Page. Maybe the question (and their theoretical rivalry) stems from the fact that both of them were in that smokin’ slab of 1960s pop-psychedelia, the Yardbirds; or, that neither of them is quite as good as Jeff Beck. […]

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