Eric Clapton’s Fender Custom ’57 Twin Tweed Amp

This has been Eric main stage amp since around 2004/2005. Based on photos, he usually had two of them on stage, and it seems that he used them pretty much all the time. The only other amp that he used somewhat regularly from 2005 to around 2011 seems to be a smaller Fender 57 Bandmaster.

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It is important to note that from 2011 it becomes somewhat difficult to identify the amp since by that time Fender released the Twinolux EC model – which basically looks exactly the same as the ’57 Twin. The main difference between the two is the small “EC” badge on the bottom right of the speaker grill.

If you want to see the differences between the two, check out this thread on the GearPage forums: Two Fender Tweed Beauties: Fender Custom 57 Twin and Fender Eric Clapton Twinolux.

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