We Collect Stories

The goal of GroundGuitar project is to collect stories and establish history behind some of the most iconic guitars, as well as to have a chronological list of the equipment used by a particular guitarist.

GroundGuitar is run by a single person as a hobby, but a great number of stories and information were contrubited by the people like yourself, who share the passion for Rock history, and the excitement of finding things out on their own.

For any inquiries/feedback/questions please feel free to contact me by using the contact form

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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix Expirience, Band of Gypsys

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Duane Allman

The Hour Glass, the Allman Brothers Band

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Kurt Cobain

Nirvana

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John Frusciante

Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Eric Clapton

Yardbirds, Cream, Derek and the Dominos

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John Mayer

John Mayer Trio, Grateful Dead

Most Popular Gear

These are just a few pieces of gear that visitors find most interesting, and read about most often.

Of course, to see all the gear that's currently on the website, please visit our

1962 Fender Stratocaster

John Frusciante

1965 Fender Jaguar

Kurt Cobain

Coricidin Bottle (Slide)

Duane Allman

1960s Fender Stratocaster (Telecaster neck, Newport)

Jimi Hendrix

Fender Stratocaster “Vandalism”

Kurt Cobain

1964 Gibson ES-335TDC

Eric Clapton

1961 Fender Stratocaster

Rory Gallagher

1964 Gibson SG Standard ”The Fool”

Eric Clapton

1968 Fender Stratocaster (Woodstock)

Jimi Hendrix

1963/65 Gibson Reverse Firebird 1

Eric Clapton

Jimi Hendrix Guitar Gear Equipment
1957 Supro Ozark 1560s

Jimi Hendrix

1960s Danelectro Bronze Standard

Jimi Hendrix

1964 Fender Stratocaster (Linda)

Jimi Hendrix

Marshall Super 100 JTM45/100

Jimi Hendrix

1961 Gibson SG/Les Paul

Duane Allman

1956 Fender Stratocaster "Brownie"

Eric Clapton

1968 Fender Stratocaster (Black)

Jimi Hendrix

1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop

Duane Allman

1960s Fender Stratocaster (Carol)

Jimi Hendrix

1967 Gibson Flying V (Hand-painted)

Jimi Hendrix

196? Fender Stratocaster (Zappa)

Jimi Hendrix

1950s Gibson Les Paul Standard "Hot Lanta"

Duane Allman

1960s Kay Jazz II

Eric Clapton

1967 Gibson SG Custom

Jimi Hendrix


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Best Distortion Pedal, Bang for Your Buck (2019)

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