Gary Moore’s Fritz Brothers Bluesmaster (Sunburst)

Based on the info posted on the auction of this guitar in 2016, Gary acquired it in late 1991, after trying a similar guitar that was owned by George Harrison.

Apparently, Gary used Harrison’s guitar to record a song from the 1989 album After The War and then felt he needed his own guitar to perform the song live during the tour. At this time, it is unknown which song it was (if you happen to come across a video of Gary playing this guitar circa 1989/90, be sure to leave a comment).

Gary placed the order with Fritz Brothers and was sent the guitar on 27th September 1991. His guitar featured a sunburst finish, three EMG pickups, a five-way selector switch, and Sperzel tuners.

Around 1992/1993, Gary was seen playing a blue Fritz Brothers Bluesmaster, so it seems that the Moore/Fritz collaboration didn’t stop at just this one guitar.


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