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    Ed pic...

    Lifted this from the "Pics from the Past" thread. Not being guitar-literate myself, I was just curious as to what guitar he's playing here, and what era the pic is from? Didn't look like an axe that he'd normally play. Thanks in advance!


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    That's a Parker "Fly" guitar. I'm actually pretty excited to see this because I did a lot of work for Ken Parker and Larry Fishman way back in the day when they were trying to get the Parker line out into the open market. I did a lot of R&D, CAD/CAM design and CNC programming for the initial designs.

    This is a very cool picture. Glad to see that Ed actually used one of these. They are truly amazing guitars. Not only extremely playable but works of art as well!
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    That my friend is a Parker Fly single cutaway guitar. By the looks of Ed's hair, I would say that the pic is from the F.U.C.K era between 91 and 93.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lightemup55 View Post
    That my friend is a Parker Fly single cutaway guitar. By the looks of Ed's hair, I would say that the pic is from the F.U.C.K era between 91 and 93.
    The "Ernie Ball" strap would support this too. That would put it between '91-'95.

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    Or he could have been attending some gig, and merely picked up whomever's guitar happened to be laying around.
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    To my recolection, this pic was taken at an event Ed was attending which included Neil Young, and Leslie West. I thought it was a cool looking guitar then and it's still cool now. Ed got up and jammed Rocki'n in the free world. I've got a boot of it somewhere. I'll try to dig it up. Quality not too great but was classic Ed.
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    Good info!

    Thanks to all for the info! Cool guitar, but like I said, it didn't look like something he normally played. Does the fretboard seem longer than normal, or is it the body that's smaller?

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    Ed used it to play Spanish Fly/Best of Both Worlds for the Bridge Benfit concert in San Fran around...92-93 I think. It was just Ed and Sammy playing, they did Love Walks In, Right Now, Spanish Fly/Best of Both Worlds I'm sure there are audio clips of it on youtube. Judging from the picture he looks like he's at the end of Spanish Fly

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    ya i'd say circa 91-93

    looks like he's playing eruption
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joey M View Post
    ya i'd say circa 91-93

    looks like he's playing eruption
    Or the end of Spanish Fly. I don't think it's Eruption since his index finger appears to be on the A.
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    His hand position makes me think it's Spanish Fly.
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    Nice edit burt! lol
    Just go for it!

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    What's with the length of his right pinky?
    Is that a photoshop job, or is he deformed?
    Can't say as I've noticed this in other pics of Ed.

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    I own a Fly deluxe myself. I call it 'butter'. So easy.
    Will post pix when I get em. One cool thing about it is
    it has a stereo out (!). Meaning you can route to two different
    amp combos if yer into that.

 

 

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