Gear on album Shangri-La

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Guitars

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Amps and effects on this album

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Note : all infos about guitars an amps were provided by Chuck Ainlay on MkNews

http://www.mark-knopfler-news.co.uk/SLguits.html

And  here is the official list from Glenn Saggers (posted on Guy Fletcher’s MK recording 2014 diary, page bottom) :

http://www.guyfletcher.co.uk/index.php/2014mkrecording/2014StudioDiary1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Track 1 – 5:15 am

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center channel

Comes in at 01:59

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neckstandardreverbComet head and Marshall cab with a Hot Plate power soak

Guitar two – rhythm – center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neckstandardreverbComet head and Marshall cab with a Train Wreck Air Brake power soak

Guitar three- rhythm- left channel

Comes in at 00:47

Richard Bennett [100%], strummedGretsch 6120neck or neck+bridge
standardreverbFender Vibroverb

 

Track 2 – Boom, like that

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center channel

Comes in at 01:30

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neck
standardreverb
Comet head and Marshall cab with a Train Wreck Air Brake power soak

Guitar two – rhythm/riff -left channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleFender Telecaster Blonde 1954bridgestandard + capo at the 3rd fretreverbVox AC 15

Guitar three- rhythm- right channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleSilvertonebridge+neckstandardreverb
Vox AC 15

Guitar four- strummed chords – center channel

Comes in at 00:43

Richard Bennett [100%], strummedMK Signature Fender Stratocastermiddlestandardreverb
Vox AC 10

Related blog posts:

Acoustic guitar cover of Boom like that and Song for Sonny Liston

Mark Knopfler’s amp settings on Fender Hot Rod Deluxe (Boom like that promo, Germany 2004)

 

 

Track 3 – Sucker row

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – rhythm – center channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson Southernerstandardreverb

Guitar two – lead- center channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleMK Signature Fender Stratocaster ?neck or middle
standardreverb

Guitar three – rhythm – left channel

Richard Bennett [100%], strummedMK Signature Fender Stratocasterneck or middle
standardreverbVox AC 10

 

 

Track 4 – The trawlerman’s song

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neckstandardreverbFender Tweed Deluxe

Guitar two- rhythm – center/left channel

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett [100%], strummed Gibson Southernerstandardreverb

 

Track 5 – Back to Tupelo

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center/left channel

Comes in at 00:05

Pan position about 11:00

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neckstandardreverbComet head and Marshall cab

Guitar two -rhythm- center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler [100%], MK fingerstyleGibson Southerner
standardreverb

Guitar three- rhythm- left channel

Comes in at 1:21

Richard Bennett [100%], strummedGretsch 6120neck or neck+bridgestandardreverbFender Vibroverb

 

 

Track 6 – Our shangri-la

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center channel

Comes in at 00:23

Mark Knopfler [100%], pick + whammy bar
Fender Stratocaster sunburst 54 “Jurassic Strat”middlestandardreverbVox AC 15

Guitar two – rhythm – left channel

Comes in at 00:23

Richard Bennett [100%], strummedFender Jazzmasterbridge
standardreverbFender Vibroverb

Guitar three- lead licks – right channel

Comes in at 0:10

Paul Franklin [100%], SlidePedal Steel Guitar

Openreverb
no info available

 

 

Track 7 – Everybody pays

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], pick + whammy bar
Fender Stratocaster sunburst 54 “Jurassic Strat”middlestandardreverbVox AC 15

Guitar two – rhythm – left channel

Richard Bennett [100%], fingerstyle (strummed with thumb only)MK Signature Fender Stratocaster (in the DVD, he mimmed with the Pensa MK80)bridge
standardreverbVox AC 10

 

 

Track 8 – Song for Sonny Liston

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – riff – center channel

Mark Knopfler[100%],MK fingerstyleEko 700?
standard + capo at the 4th fretreverbFender Tweed Bassman

Related blog posts:

Acoustic guitar cover of Boom like that and Song for Sonny Liston

 

 

Track 9 – Whoop de doo

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center channel

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyleGibson les Paul Standard 58neckstandardreverbFender Tweed Deluxe

Guitar two- rhythm – left channel

Richard Bennett [100%], fingerstyle (strummed with thumb only)
Pensa MK80middlestandardreverbFender Black Faced Twin

Guitar three- lead licks – center/right channel

Comes in at 01:20

Pan position about 1:00

Paul Franklin [100%], SlidePedal Steel Guitar

Openreverb
no info available

 

 

Track 10 – Postcards from Paraguay

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – riff- center channel

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyleTeisco Spectrum?standardreverbVox AC 15

Guitar two- rhythm – center channel

Doubled

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyleRamirez nylon strings guitarstandardreverb

Guitar three- rhythm- left channel

Richard Bennett[100%], strummedTipléstandardreverb

 

 

Track 11 – All that matters

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – rhythm- center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyleGibson Southernerstandardreverb

Guitar two- lead- center/left channel

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett [100%], slide, (lap steel playing)
National Steel Guitar Triplate 1930openreverb

 

 

Track 12 – Stand up guy

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – lead – center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyleSilvertonebridge or neck+bridgestandardreverbAircraft

Guitar two- rhythm- center/left channel

Comes in at 00:23

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett [100%], fingerstyleNational steel guitar,1937 Style O Openreverb

 

 

Track 13 – Donegan’s gone

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – rhythm- center/right channel

Pan position about 1:00

Mark Knopfler[100%], MK fingerstyle + bottleneck
Danelectro DCneck+bridgeOpenreverbFender Tweed Deluxe

Guitar two- rhythm – center/left channel

Comes in at 00:04

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett [100%], strummed with fingers
Gibson Southerner (Richard’s) standardreverb

 

 

Track 14 – Don’t crash the ambulance

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one -lead- center channel

Mark Knopfler[100%], pick + whammy barSilvertoneneck+bridgestandardreverbVox AC 15

Guitar two – rhythm- center/left channel

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett[100%], strummedGibson Southernerstandardreverb

 

 

Bonus track – Summer of love

MusicianGuitarPick-upTuningEffectsAmp

Guitar one – rhythm – center channel

Mark Knopfler [100%], strummedFender Stratocaster sunburst 54 “Jurassic Strat”middle or bridge
standardreverb, delay left/right
Vox AC 15

Guitar two – lead -center/left channel

Pan position about 11:00

Richard Bennett [100%], pick + whammy barGretsch 6120neck
standardreverbFender Vibroverb

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