Tone Details

Tone Name Status Quo Crunch
Created with Vetta II Combo
Author henrik_r83
Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt
Roadhouse Blues, Down Down, Paper Plane
Status Quo
Amp '73 Hiway 100 Custom, '73 Hiway 100 Custom
In their early days (before they became a joke, in other words!) Quo used Sound City amps which were very similar to Hiwatts. This patch uses the Hiway 100 model for that old Quo sound. A Telecaster is mandatory, of course, but you might also try somethin with a P90 for the occasional grungy sound they used now and again. Kick in the Vetta Juice if you need more gain, or roll off your volume and add the phaser for a different texture.
Date 7/4/11
Downloads 136
Vetta II Combo

Status Quo Crunch

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