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Pete’s Gear: Miscellaneous Guitars

Miscellaneous guitars, either used on stage or as collector’s items. This page is a work in progress.

Guitar Details
This guitar was used on Music Must Change and Rough Mix. Sold to buy a boat.

This guitar was used on Rough Mix.

Last known whereabouts to be on display at Hard Rock Café, San Francisco. See Museum Pieces.

As seen on Chinese Eyes cover.
Pete: “I broke it in 1973 in a rage of frustration in my studio.” Likely purchased from Manny’s in 1971.
Purchased from Frank Lucido, California Guitar.

Purchased from Frank Lucido, California Guitar. Frank Lucido:

Pete tells me he wrote a “lot of hits” with it.

More Martin 00-42 info

Pete was guest of Eric Clapton at a 1974 concert in Greensboro, N.C., where he played Layla.
Pictured in 1971. Purchased from Manny’s in 1971.

Pictured in 1971. Purchased from Manny’s in 1971. Sold in 1996 to a private collector.

According to Wiggy Wolff, this guitar was used to write some songs during the 1971 tour.

(courtesy rockstarsguitars.com)

Used on Tommy Soundtrack LP (rec. 1973–74). Currently on display at Hard Rock Café, Boston.
Used in home recordings as seen in South Bank Show documentary, 1985 (for “That’s Alright, Mama” and “After The Fire.”

(Photo: SoundCityChris)

27 Aug. 1965, at the Rang-A-Tang Club, Carnival Hall, Basingstoke, UK, with Danelectro Bellzouki Model 7010 12-string electric guitar (presumably borrowed). (See Unique Guitar Blog – Bellzouki for more information on this guitar model.

(h/t SoundCityChris)

Collection of parts of instruments smashed during live performances in the mid 1960s. Includes two Fender bass guitar necks, one Saz neck, the broken body of a Gibson SG and various parts.

Authentication: Donated by Townshend to the “Stars Memorabilia In Aid Of The Samaritans” charity auction.

Sold: Christie’s 19 Dec. 1995. Pre-sale Estimate: £300-600. Sale Price: £1,100.