John Frusciante’s Taylor 314ce
According to a June 2003 interview published in Guitarist Magazine, all the acoustic guitars used on the By the Way album were Taylors, borrowed from the album producer, Rick Rubin. Allegedly, Rubin pursued John to use Taylors instead of Martins on the album, although John himself preferred the latter.
John with a Taylor
The only Taylor that John was actually seen playing was a model 314ce – which he used on rare occasions at the beginning of the By the Way tour. One such occasion was on The Jonathan Ross Show, on May 31, 2002.
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