Keith Richard's Guitar Gear and Equipment|

Keith Richards

Fender Vintage Hot Rod 52 Telecaster MN Butterscotch Blonde

1950's Fender Telecaster - Buttersotch Blonde

Keiths Main Guitar

 Micawber is the name of Keith's butterscotch Fender Telecaster. It's butterscotch blonde color with a black pickguard & a stock 3 way switch. Removed 6th string, open G (G,D,G,B,D) tuning. Gauges .011,.015,.018,.030,.042. It has replacement tuners and brass bridge and nut is altered for 5 strings. Gibson PAF humbucker in neck position, Fender lap steel pickup in the bridge.  Used on tracks including "Before They Make Me Run", "Brown Sugar", "Mixed Emotions", and "Honky Tonk Women". 

Keiths setup


- Fender '52 Telecaster - Butterscotch Blonde (this is like Keith's main axe)

- Natural finish 50's Fender Telecaster

- Fender telelcaster sunburst

- Music Man Silhouette guitar

- Fender Stratocaster

- Fender Classic Series '72 Telecaster Deluxe Electric Guitar

- Gibson ES-355 Guitar

- Gibson Les Paul Custom (he used these a lot in the 60's and 70's)

- Gibson Les Paul TV

- Gibson Les Paul Standard

- Ampeg Dan Armstrong 


-1957 Fender Twin

-Fender Bassman 4x10


- Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

- MXR  Phase 100

- MXR Phase 90 "Script" version

- MXR Analog Delay

- Zinky Master Blaster clean boost pedal

- Ibanez UE-400 multi-effects

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