6 Famous Guitar Rigs to Inspire Your Next Shopping Spree

by Frederik Nielsen, Oct 30, 2019 . 4 min read

6 Famous Guitar Rigs to Inspire Your Next Shopping Spree

Ever wondered what equipment some of the greatest guitarists of all time used?

Then look no further.

We have compiled a list of some of the best to have done it and their rigs.

Over the years these guys have used massive amounts of kit so here we have just named some of the more notable.

1. B.B. King

The king of the blues was one of the most influential guitarists of all time. A genuine soloist with a sophisticated style. You’ll be surprised how simple his rig is.

Guitars

Amplifiers

2. Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan, another great blues guitarist. Following in the wake of B.B. King’s success Vaughan went on to be one of the most influential guitarists.

Guitars

Amplifiers

Pedals and Effects

3. Keith Richards

The legendary Keith Richards is an English Guitarist famous for co-founding the Rolling Stones. Keith has a huge collection of guitars. And we mean huge. There’s over 1000 in his collection.

Guitars

Amplifiers

Pedals and Effects

4. Jimmy Page

Page was integral to the famous sounds of Led Zeppelin. Page wrote, played and produced the songs. And boasts an even bigger collection than Richards, with over 1500 guitars.

Guitars

Amplifiers

Pedals and Effects

5. Eric Clapton

Clapton is a blues and rock guitarist that truly needs no introduction. Clapton personified the basics, just a man and his guitar.

Guitars

Amplifiers

Pedals and Effects

6. Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix is probably the most recognizable guitarist of all time. Even those living under a rock can tell you who he is. Hendrix’s wild playing on stage and effortless presentation made him one of the most entertaining guitarists of all time.

Guitars

Amplifiers

Pedals and Effects

What’s Your Rig?

Now that you’ve seen what the famous axemen use. It’s time to share your weapon of choice with us. Leave your rigs in the comments section below!

Further Reading – 20 Types of Guitars & The Legends That Played Them



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