Dating a dallas arbiter fuzz face
Edited from an e Bay listing:"A 1968 Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face.
Sometimes they used nearly the exact book circuits or slightly modified forms, sometimes combinations of those different circuit stages, other times only the circuit architecture was used, but component values were changed to suit the application.No one accidentally 'discovered' it, although occasionally accidents caused amplifiers to distort, which were then intentionally recorded because people liked the sound.While initially musicians desired clean guitar amplification, thus distortion was frowned upon, in the growing rock and blues arena of the late 1940s through the 1950s distorted guitar was becoming something very intentional.If you have info to verify or correct a date, or see an omission, please let me know.went on in the creation of these early fuzz circuits.To put everything in context, the list includes the creation of the first recorded fuzz tones in rock and roll, and significant songs or albums the fuzz tone appeared on.
Some dates should be considered approximate as there is no way to verify the exact year for some of these products.
's bass guitar on the song have a fuzzy, distorted tone.
The decision is made to keep this unique "fuzz" bass solo as part of the final song, supposedly recorded in late 1960, but not released as a single that year.
That was how most circuit design was accomplished back then, and it is still done that way today.
I would speculate that 90% of all pedal circuit design is based on something that previously existed.
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