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(all songs are album versions unless otherwise stated)

Burns Trisonic prototype pickups made by Adeson/Fryer. This set was one of the first sets made and are a little different in design to the first 'Super' pickups.

[1] ref. http://www.nme.com/news/queen/10672
[2] ref. Premier Guitar Interview (video), July 2014:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ_OamX-PA8

 

RED - out of phase
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Can produce the 'Woman" sound with the tone pot backed off. Now I'm Here (clanging chords [2])
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White Man (Foxx Phaser), If You Can't Beat 'em (rhythm-in part), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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'Plunk/Spoony' - Can be used for Blues - Brighton Rock Solo (in part-live), Killer Queen (2nd part of solo), Lazing On A Sunday Afternoon (solo), Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Solo (live), Keep Yourself Alive (live solo), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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'Main setting, humbucker tone' - Under Pressure (clean), Hammer To Fall (rhythm), White Queen (arpegio pattern) , Brighton Rock (rhythm-in part), Now I'm Here, Tie Your Mother Down (rhythm), We Will Rock You (fast & slow + Fox Phaser), Let Me Entertain You, Play The Game (live-rhythm), Another One Bites The Dust (main riff -live), Who Wants To Live For Ever, A Kind Of Magic (live), Don’t Stop Me Now (live-rhythm), Fat Bottomed Girls, The Show Must Go On (live), We Are The Champions (clean tones), One Vision (main rhythm), Say It's Not True, I Want To Break Free (main rhythm), Radio Ga Ga, Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (heavy bit!)
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'Crunchy tone' - Used in the Brighton Rock solos - deduced from listening to the multi-tracks. Bohemian Rhapsody (somewhere)
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Nice with the volume rolled down, can produce some convincing acoustic tones. I use it for Crazy Little Thing Called Love (when playing live).Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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Spread Your Wings (solo), Through The Night (Q+PR, solo), Love of My Life (violin sounds...with tone pot wound down), Leaving Home Ain't Easy, Don't Stop Me Now (solo), Play The Game (live @ MK- end solo), Save Me (live Montreal-middle solo), A Kind Of Magic (mid8-rhythm), Death On Two Legs (live-solo), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (beginning)
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Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (solo), We Are The Champions (solo), March of the Black Queen (solo), Dragon Attack (solo), Put Out The Fire, Somebody To Love (solo), White Queen (solo), Killer Queen (1st part of solo),, If You Can't Beat 'em (solo in-part), Dead On Time (solo), Play The Game(solo), Save Me (solo), A Kind Of Magic (mid8-solo), I Want it All (solos in some live performances and end run), I Want To Break Free (intro solo)
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You Take My Breath Away (back off tone), White Queen [1], Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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Rickenbacker setting - Funky tones ala 'Another One Bites The Dust' (Rhythm Solo)
Live Killers - Medley (Death on Two Legs, Killer Queen, Bicycle Race main rhythms), You're My Best Friend, We Are The Champions (Deacy), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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Bread & Butter Tone (according to Guild handbook), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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Rich Violin Tone (according to Guild handbook), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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Brighton Rock (live) solo in part, I Want To Break Free (main solo-live), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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'Pluck' - Stone Cold Crazy, Liar, Good Old Fashoned Lover Boy-Live (solo) , Ogre Battle (main run at beginning), Keep Yourself Alive (Main Rhythm), Bohemian Rhapsody[2] (somewhere)
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