Pete’s Gear: Big Muff Pi
Pete briefly used a mkIII USA-made Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi fuzz pedal in his rig occasionally in 1976, in the studio in 1977, and in the Gaumont/Shepperton gigs for The Kids Are Alright film. Rather than using this as a traditional floor pedal, the pedal was taped down on top of the Hiwatt amp rack, and was engaged by hand, as can be seen during Pete’s solo in Won’t Get Fooled Again in the The Kids Are Alright film.
Ca. 1978, Shepperton, close-up of Big Muff Pi pedal taped on top of rig next to Hiwatt DR103W amplifier.
Ca. 1978, Shepperton, view of Big Muff Pi pedal taped on top of rig next to Hiwatt DR103W amplifier.
Generic MkIII Big Muff Pi pedal
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