Pete’s Gear: 1970s Peavey Vintage 4x10 amplifier
Pete Townshend used a 1970s Peavey Vintage 4x10 amplifier in the studio for 1977’s Rough Mix and 1981’s Face Dances, if not others. In the Rough Mix session photos, he can be see using the amp with his Gretsch 6120 Chet Atkins Hollow Body and a Big Muff Pi fuzz pedal.
Peavey Vintage 4x10 specification
- Narrow panel, diagonal tweed covering
- 4 x 10″
- 110 watts; four 6L6 power tubes
- Four inputs (two normal, two bright)
- Controls: Volume, Bass, Middle, Treble, Master, Reverb
Generic Peavey Vintage 4x10 amplifier, courtesy Hal Rollins.
Generic Peavey Vintage 4x10 amplifier control panel, courtesy Hal Rollins.
Resources and Information
Thanks to Hal Rollins for contributions to this page.
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