One of the famous users of Fender Stratocaster, Pink Floyd guitarist/singer David Gilmour has shared the first episode of his new podcast on Youtube.
He shares some rare stories from his career as a musician on that podcast.
“When you’re in a music shop – when you’re testing out a guitar – what do you play?”
“I haven’t been into a guitar shop to buy a guitar for quite a while. It’s not the way it works anymore. My people talk to their people, guitars come, you play them, put them in the boxes.
There are places in England where they have a range of beautiful, old guitars you can go see and play and buy.”
“So with the Black Strat, the first Floyd material it appeared on, [1971’s] ‘Meddle’ was the first record?”
“I would guess that’s right. I didn’t feel like that guitar had created that, but no. It became my main guitar – the one I used on pretty much everything – unless there was a reason to want a different sound.
That’s definitely on ‘Meddle,’ it’s on ‘The Dark Side of the Moon,’ on ‘Comfortably Numb’…”
Listen to the entire podcast below. Click here for the source of the statements.