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The Wah-Wah Pedal in Rehabilitative Settings

 by Keith Goetzman

Tags: music, rock music, electric guitar, wah-wah pedal, Wax Poetics, Wayne Kramer, Billy Bragg, arts, Keith Goetzman,

Vox wah-wah pedalThe wah-wah pedal isn’t just an electric guitar effect, it’s a peacemaker, famous MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer tells Wax Poetics in an extended oral history of the device:

Well, for some it is. One other great quote in the story comes from wah-wah inventor Del Casher, who eagerly demonstrated his new creation for James Brown:

Source: Wax Poetics (article not available online)

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