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I have a Joyo British Sound amp sim pedal. It has controls for level, voice, drive, and eq settings (treble, bass, mids). I've playing around with it to see what it can do, and I've been trying to achieve a tone similar to Jimmy's at Knebworth in 1979. Any ideas or tips to achieve this? It sounded like he had the volume turned way up, to my ears at least. I'm playing a Tokai Love Rock traditional, it has their PAF Mk2 pickups, I believe.

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    Somewhat subjective. If you'd have jumped on the stage when Page put his guitar down, asked for his plectrum, and played his guitar, chances are you still wouldn't have sounded like he did! – Tim Nov 15 at 9:47
  • True. Maybe if I tried to play as sloppily as he did, haha. In all seriousness, though, I think he used an SLP-1959 Super Lead, if I can dial in the voice knob to mimic that, I guess that can be a start... – Al2110 Nov 15 at 9:59
  • Also bear in mind that the pups in your guitar won't be the same as his, and even components like the guitar lead contribute (or not!) to one's sound. Let alone the fact that Knebworth was an open air event - again, sound differences - especially dependant as to where one stood. – Tim Nov 15 at 10:21
  • If this is the Live At Knebworth "bootleg" I recall hearing decades ago, even if remastered, there is just no way you can discern the "tone" of the guitar. There is concert hall acoustics (or outdoor acoustics) and audience noise all mixed in. How can you focus on what is Page's baseline sound through all that? – ggcg Nov 15 at 19:41

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