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Patrick1985

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Prince's Guitars

Does any1 know what make/model of guitar prince uses,for instance the one he gets in purple rain, and is his telecaster a custom model(if it is a fender) or can anyone buy it?
Like a Gb Major with a E in the bass
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Reply #1 posted 11/20/06 6:36pm

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Patrick1985 said:

Does any1 know what make/model of guitar prince uses,for instance the one he gets in purple rain, and is his telecaster a custom model(if it is a fender) or can anyone buy it?


Its called 'The Cloud' Guitar specially made & customed for Prince.

I saw it in yellow,red, blue, white, pech, etc.

The 'Cloud' guitar was on sale, ONLY on NPGMC, some years ago. It hasn't been on SALE since. I bought 1 for $1700 which is around £1400.

Sam 8)
Prince 2010 Good Luck for Future & Tour
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Reply #2 posted 11/20/06 6:41pm

Patrick1985

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oh cheers,i would ask about the symbol guitar but thats hideous, but i really want his tele,i'd take better care of it than him, his strat that he used on SNL recently was pretty sweet
-edit- just found a site about it
http://www.geocities.com/...92/g2.html
[Edited 11/20/06 18:42pm]
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Reply #3 posted 11/20/06 7:54pm

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his strat is a modified fender with a custom single/humbucker configuration he uses a lot. You can check ebay from time to time the usually have the hohner's or the ESP clouds (japan made) or the schetcher ones. Also check guitarsite.com and the trade/sale market place on this site and housequake. Good luck.
chill..prince doesnt like men being front row, makes it hard to sing the ballads
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Reply #4 posted 11/20/06 9:44pm

Amaxx

I asked a similar question regarding his Guitars! Apparently his Telecaster is not a Telecaster. It's a Hohner which apparently is an "Official" knock off of a Telecaster. Got that little Gem from 1 of the members here.

I think his Ibanez GB10 is pretty tastefull! I wish he used it more!
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Reply #5 posted 11/21/06 2:12am

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sambluedolphin said:

Patrick1985 said:

Does any1 know what make/model of guitar prince uses,for instance the one he gets in purple rain, and is his telecaster a custom model(if it is a fender) or can anyone buy it?


Its called 'The Cloud' Guitar specially made & customed for Prince.

I saw it in yellow,red, blue, white, pech, etc.

The 'Cloud' guitar was on sale, ONLY on NPGMC, some years ago. It hasn't been on SALE since. I bought 1 for $1700 which is around £1400.

Sam 8)


how does The Cloud play?

I always liked the guitar he uses in the Dinner With Delores video.
If thats the guitar he used for DWD it sounds nice.
Fuck the funk - it's time to ditch the worn-out Vegas horns fills, pick up the geee-tar and finally ROCK THE MUTHA-FUCKER!! He hinted at this on Chaos, now it's time to step up and fully DELIVER!!
woot!
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Reply #6 posted 11/21/06 2:38am

bonedaddy

muirdo said:

sambluedolphin said:



Its called 'The Cloud' Guitar specially made & customed for Prince.

I saw it in yellow,red, blue, white, pech, etc.

The 'Cloud' guitar was on sale, ONLY on NPGMC, some years ago. It hasn't been on SALE since. I bought 1 for $1700 which is around £1400.

Sam 8)


how does The Cloud play?

I always liked the guitar he uses in the Dinner With Delores video.
If thats the guitar he used for DWD it sounds nice.


The guitar in the Dinner With Delores vid is apparently a Gold top Les Paul jr.

Guitars are as follows, from what I have found out;

white cloud-purple rain era, destroyed at last revolution gig
black cloud-parade era, later to become Batman guitar
peach cloud-sott era, given away in a competition!! (own up, who got it??)
blue cloud-lovesexy era, known as blue angel
black cloud-batman, with bat symbol fret markers
yellow cloud-diamonds & pearls
blue cloud #2-rave era, gold plated knobs

white symbol
black symbol
yellow symbol
gold symbol
orange symbol
purple symbol

may actually be far less clouds and symbols as they were often painted to suit cosmetic needs, possibly only 2 symbols and 4 clouds originally.

hohner TE, an all maple imitation of fender telcaster
ibanez jazz model, george benson signature
dark blue tele with flowers painted on it
black and white auerswald model c with sustain bow,stock
lake placid blue blue stratocaster
les paul jr. covered in fake fur
fake hohner which squirts water!
white strat
translucent custom (as well as other customs I have seen)
sott accoustic, with heart on it

any more?

I heard the quality was a problem with the clouds that were retailing at the club, thats probably why he pulled them, I heard stories of paint coming off and stuff. they obviously were no where near as good as a proper one either. Original as all maple with a straight through neck/body, copies were bolt on.
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Reply #7 posted 11/21/06 3:55am

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i was thinking of getting an archtop,but would an ibanez be better than say a gretch or gibson?
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Reply #8 posted 11/21/06 9:26am

Graycap23

bonedaddy said:

muirdo said:



how does The Cloud play?

I always liked the guitar he uses in the Dinner With Delores video.
If thats the guitar he used for DWD it sounds nice.


The guitar in the Dinner With Delores vid is apparently a Gold top Les Paul jr.

Guitars are as follows, from what I have found out;

white cloud-purple rain era, destroyed at last revolution gig
black cloud-parade era, later to become Batman guitar
peach cloud-sott era, given away in a competition!! (own up, who got it??)
blue cloud-lovesexy era, known as blue angel
black cloud-batman, with bat symbol fret markers
yellow cloud-diamonds & pearls
blue cloud #2-rave era, gold plated knobs

white symbol
black symbol
yellow symbol
gold symbol
orange symbol
purple symbol

may actually be far less clouds and symbols as they were often painted to suit cosmetic needs, possibly only 2 symbols and 4 clouds originally.

hohner TE, an all maple imitation of fender telcaster
ibanez jazz model, george benson signature
dark blue tele with flowers painted on it
black and white auerswald model c with sustain bow,stock
lake placid blue blue stratocaster
les paul jr. covered in fake fur
fake hohner which squirts water!
white strat
translucent custom (as well as other customs I have seen)
sott accoustic, with heart on it

any more?

I heard the quality was a problem with the clouds that were retailing at the club, thats probably why he pulled them, I heard stories of paint coming off and stuff. they obviously were no where near as good as a proper one either. Original as all maple with a straight through neck/body, copies were bolt on.



Tangerine Fender telecaster
Light Blue Hollow body Les Paul
Dark Blue acoustic Tankermine (misspelled)
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