Maestro Fuzz-Tone Demonstration Record (1962)

Original Gibson Maestro Fuzz Tone FZ-1 Advertisement.

Gibson introduced the first ever Fuzz-Tone pedal under their Maestro brand in 1962. The initial retail price was $40. They were optimistic about the prospects of selling a lot of Fuzz-Tone effects and produced over 5000 that first year. The original hope for the Fuzz-Tone was less about distortion and overdrive and more about emulating string and … Continue reading

Keith Moon, Backstage circa 1976

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