For most acoustic guitar playing Pete used Gibson, Takamine and Guild. This information, along with all other content included in Whotabs, is intended for private study, scholarship or research. Pete Townshend - Takamine - 1989 USA. Unknown if ever played in concert or merely a spare. Click to view larger version. Takamine acoustic guitars, especially their acoustic-electric guitars, are globally respected and used by numerous artists in different music genres. Its longstanding devotion to innovation and continual improvement has placed it among the world’s premier acoustic guitar makers, with truly fine instruments that are the first choice of performing guitarists worldwide. This is a Schecter guitar owned and played by Pete Townshend onstage during the 1979 to 1982 period. Ca. Used on stage for 1989 Who tour. 1989, onstage with the Takamine FP360SC no. $24.99 + shipping . 29 June, 1996, at Hyde Park, London, with the no. And he did. 9. El so padre, Cliff Townshend, foi un saxofonista profesional del grupu The Squadronaires, ente que la so madre Betty yera cantante. Good. This was definitely one of my "keepers" but have to thin the herd. The concept caught on and the term “unplugged” morphed from an adjective describing the general idea, to a noun for a previously non-existent genre - and the acoustic guitar was cool again. (623kb) Takamine EN-10C, courtesy Brad Rodgers, whocollection.com. Epiphone EJ-200 / BK / " THE BEATLES " 2006 Black. Townshend has written more than 100 songs for 12 of the Who's studio albums. The guy left us quite an acoustic-electric legacy to celebrate – and Rick did like to celebrate. The last known stage use of a Takamine was the 29 June, 1996, Quadrophenia performance at Hyde Park, London. Non-Whotabs links are provided for informational purposes only and are not controlled or monitored by Whotabs. In 1989, some may have had Kaman active transducer pickup. Sold by Pete at Oxfam auction on 17 May, 2000, for £3,192 to a private collector. Some of the other names on that list include Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Avril Lavigne, David Bowie and Garth Brooks, which says a lot about how versatile these guitars can be. Rick passed unexpectedly last week. Ca. During his career, Rick put Ovation and/or Takamine guitars in the hands of Pete Townshend, Nancy Wilson, Nils Lofgren, Brian May, Al DiMeola, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Page, Larry Coryell, Ray Davies, Dave Stewart, Motley Crew, Phil Upchurch, Eddie Rabbit and Scorpions to name a very small, but diverse fraction of Rick’s cumulative client list. If your musical heroes like to break things we have for you a music stand broken by Kurt Cobain, John Entwhistle’s guitar that somehow survived Pete Townshend’s violence on the stage of the Smothers Brothers Comedy hour in 1967, even Bruce Springsteen broke the head off his Takamine and these artifacts of musical passion can be yours. Whatever your style, a Takamine acoustic is ready to play it. Details about VINTAGE ORIGINAL Ltd Edition Promo Photo 8x10 Pete Townshend Takamine Gift c1991. $49.99. solid cedar top with solid mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, gold/pearl tuners. In 2016, Gibson introduced another Pete Townshend Gibson Les Paul Deluxe series, based on Pete’s 1976 Gibson Les Paul Deluxe Gold Top that he smashed at the Boston Gardens on 1 April 1976, and is now displayed at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Whotabs is not affiliated with The Who, its record company or management. The guitar will be accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Pete, plus he will sign the guitar for you if you wish. This Takamine nylon acoustic electric was used by Pete for nearly a full year for songwriting at his home. Ca. Oxfam auction info (May 2000): An acoustic that has met a ‘nasty accident’. Godspeed, Whelden. Takamine EF325SRC Acoustic Guitar Noel used this guitar a lot during the 90's performances of "Wonderwall" and other songs he played acoustically. The Definitive Online Tablature and Gear Resource for The Who since 1997. News (June 2010): Christie’s auctioned a Takamine EN-20 acoustic, as part of its Popular Culture: Rock and Pop Memorabilia sale, held on 24 June 2010. dreadnought-sized cutaway body with solid cedar top, solid mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboard with no inlays, black & white purfling, no pickguard, gold hardware. Associated images are included for reference only and are the property of the original owner. Takamine Acoustic Electric Guitars. Pictured below is Pete Townshend’s Takamine FP360SC. Used on 1989 tour. in a waterproof poly bag envelope with." jumbo body with no cutaway, solid cedar top with solid mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboard with no inlays; gold with pearl tuners; Takamine electronics with 3-band EQ and volume. Copyright © 2020 Takamine Guitars. Pete Townshend inducts Rolling Stones at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions 1989. Pete Townshend has played a wide variety of guitars throughout his career though his guitar playing loyalties tend to lie with Gibson guitars, Rickenbacker guitars and Fender guitars. The Who - Tommy at Radio City - June 27, 1989 USA The Who - Giants Stadium - 1989 USA Pictured below is Pete Townshend’s Takamine FP360SC. 1989 Takamine LTD-89 acoustic guitar. (805kb and 693 kb) Takamine EN-20 details, courtesy Brad Rodgers, whocollection.com. If your musical heroes like to break things we have for you a music stand broken by Kurt Cobain, John Entwhistle’s guitar that somehow survived Pete Townshend’s violence on the stage of the Smothers Brothers Comedy hour in 1967, even Bruce Springsteen broke the head off his Takamine and these artifacts of musical passion can be yours. 2001 Jai Baba — — Box set of Happy Birthday, I Am, and With Love. The Who - Westwood One - 1989 USA . See the latest items on the homepage. Rick understood the profound impact of Charlie’s relationship with Glenn Campbell, both musically and business-wise and wanted to recreate that blessed marriage of art and commerce again and again. See all. Around the middle to the end of the 1979 tour Pete switched over to the Schecter guitars. Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English guitarist, singer and composer. All Rights Reserved. Once we’ve passed through the gleaming wood-panelled foyer of the factory, where many of Takamine’s most impressive exhibition-grade custom guitars are displayed, we enter the almost medically tidy factory plant, walking first through the wood room, where tonewoods used for tops, necks and fingerboards and so on are stored. Smaller body size makes this a joy to play. Revisiting that performance, it’s easy to believe. For more, see Terms of Use. Very comfortable action. Like the Les Pauls' he had numerous different ones configured for each of the songs in the set list. 1989, onstage with the Takamine EN-20. The Who - Budweiser - 1989 USA . Very nice and hard to find Takamine made in Japan. The guitar company was founded in 1962, in Sakashita, Japan, at the foot of Mt. "TAKAMINE GUITARS AD. This site works best with JavaScript enabled. Item description. document.write('Photo: Photofeatures'); Pete Townshend nació'l 19 de mayu de 1945 en Chiswick, Londres, nel senu d'una familia dedicada a la música. The Who's Pete Townshend played this Takamine acoustic/electric guitar when performing"Pinball Wizard" live on stage and in the studio on the "Mark and Brian" radio show at KLOS in Los Angeles on July 29, 1993. Whereabouts unknown, but presumably still with Pete. The Takamine GD30CE-BLK is a stage-worthy acoustic-electric dreadnought guitar that features solid-top construction, a soft Venetian-style cutaway and a superior-sounding Takamine electronics system.Ready for any performance situation, the GD30CE features a solid spruce top and mahogany back and sides that produce a rich, resonant sound. Join the long list of guitar greats that play similar Takamine models including Bruce Springsteen, Garth Brooks, Pete Townshend, Chris Martin from Coldplay, the list goes on. Takamine, the source for the company name. PETE TOWNSHEND. 1996 Takamine ad featuring Pete with FP360SC. Pete Townshend’s 1973 Les Paul Custom that was demolished on stage in Newcastle England in 1973 on the “Quadrophenia” tour…. For Sale is my beautiful Takamine MIJ (Made in Japan) Deluxe Model EN-10C. 25-1/2" scale. Egy régi Gretsch gitárt Joe Walshtól kapott. This new series follows on the original Pete To… In passing, Makoto says that although the company has produced instruments utilising torrefied or … The Who Pete Townshend 1983 Scoop Original Promo Poster . 29 Jan. 1986 at Midem, Cannes, with Deep End, playing a Takamine EG40SC. The Who - Miller Genuine Draft - 1989 USA . shipping: + $4.00 shipping . Sold by Pete at. ... Pete Townshend MEGA RARE Lifehouse Elements Shirt VTG XL THE WHO. Click image to view larger version. Townshend has used many different amplifiers, including Marshall, Fender, Fox and Hiwatt, but seeming to prefer Hiwatt as he has used them for four decades. The Who's Pete Townshend played this Takamine acoustic/electric guitar when performing "Pinball Wizard" live on stage and in the studio on the "Mark and Brian" radio … Right hand. cardboard slab inserts for extra protection. He was also pictured with this guitar for "Merry Christmas Everybody" cover . 1989, onstage with the Takamine FP360SC. Click image to view larger versions. Pete Townshend Takamine Nylon String Electric Acoustic . Whotabs has been updated, 9 Oct. 2020. Broken at the neck this Takamine (number FP-360SC) is numbered 9 of Pete’s collection. There`s good reasons why top Pro`s play Takamine guitars - Quality, Tone, Playability. Sold at auction in 1999 to raise funds for the, Pictured below. Oxfam auction info (May 2000): An acoustic that has met a ‘nasty accident’. // ]]> -->. Four iconic guitars feature from Brad Rodgers at www.whocollection.com — the largest single-owner collection of The Who memorabilia to ever appear at auction — two previously owned by Pete Townshend, and two by John Entwistle [...] as well as Pete Townshend’s Takamine acoustic guitar from The Who’s 1989 tour and following few years (estimate: £6,000–8,000). Used on stage for 1989 Who tour. Broken at the neck this Takamine (number FP-360SC) is numbered 9 of Pete’s collection. The New York Times reported that the inspiration for MTV Unplugged was Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora’s acoustic performance of “Wanted  Dead or Alive” at the 1989 MTV Music Awards accompanied only by Richie’s double neck and Jon’s 12 string Ovations. When the heaviest of rock bands trades its walls of amps for a couple of acoustic guitars, we have a word for that. The primary model Pete used on stage was the FP360SC. Rick was so valued and well regarded by Jon and Richie that he toured regularly with them and was sincerely referred to as the 5th member. During his career, Rick put Ovation and/or Takamine guitars in the hands of Pete Townshend, Nancy Wilson, Nils Lofgren, Brian May, Al DiMeola, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Page, Larry Coryell, Ray Davies, Dave Stewart, Motley Crew, Phil Upchurch, Eddie Rabbit and Scorpions to name a very small, but diverse fraction of Rick’s cumulative client list. But once upon a time, before MTV spawned a program where established artists were issued that challenge, the acoustic guitar was seldom if ever seen on a rock stage. But remembering what Rick accomplished and the impact he made seems to help. Apparently smashed by Pete in front of the Hard Rock London as part of a fund-raising/charity event. Used extensively on 1989 tour. $600. Click image to view larger versions. The auction realised £4,000 ($6,360). News (16 November 2011): The Arvon Foundation auctioned a Pete-donated Takamine guitar on 14 Nov., 2011, at its Grand Fundraiser 2011 event. [CDATA[ For more than half a century now, Takamine has proudly dedicated itself to the art of fine guitar craftsmanship. Egy régi Gretsch gitárt Joe Walshtól kapott. Takamine F365ms 1975 Blonde J200 Made in Japan jumbo guild lawsuit copy with hard case. Some of the other names on that list include Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Avril Lavigne, David Bowie and Garth Brooks, which says a lot about how versatile these guitars can be. Sold The Who/Pete Townshend A 1988 Takamine EN-20 acoustic guitar; serial number 88100291, in natural finish, mahogany body and back, cedar top, mahogany neck, twenty fret bound rosewood fingerboard, headstock with rosewood facia, gold plated tuners with brown plastic buttons, ebony bridge, transducer pickup and four slide controls; a sticker with a large number 4 by the heel on … LOT 11: This beautiful Takamine guitar (with case) has been owned by Pete for many years and played live in concert for his solo shows, in recordings (from 1985 to 1993) and during the Who’s 1989 tour of America. Townshend az akusztikus gitárok közül több Guild és Takamine modellt, valamint Gibson J-200-at használt. As low as $53/mo. Pete… Full Details. The instrument was previously owned by Brad Rodgers of whocollection.com. Pete used various Takamine models on stage and in the studio between 1986 and 1993, including the 1989 Who tour and the 1993 Psychoderelict recording and tour.