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1968 Fender Super Reverb Combo Amplifier
Jimmy Page, Whisky A Go Go, West Hollywood,
California, January 2, 1969
General Specs
Watts: 40 watts RMS
Speakers: (4) 10-inch Jensen
Inputs: 4 Total (2 for each channel)
Features: Front Panel: Normal Channel- Bright Switch, Volume, Treble, Bass. Vibrato Channel- Bright Switch, Volume, Treble, Middle, Bass, Reverb, Speed, Intensity Control - Rear Panel: AC Outlet, Ground, Power and Standby Switches, Speaker, Ex. Speaker, Vibrato Jack, Reverb Jack, Reverb Out, Reverb In
Dimensions & Weight: 24.5"H x 25"W x 19"D, 60 lbs.
Tubes: Power: 2 x 6L6GC, Pre-Amp: 12AX7
Years in use: 1968-1969
The 1968 Fender Super Reverb Combo Amplifier was used in the latter days of The Yardbirds and the early first few months of Led Zeppelin, before they received the endorsement from Rickenbacker for the Transonic amps.


Fender Super Reverb
Jimmy Page, Dazed And Confused, ca. 1967
Fender Super Reverb

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October xx, 1968 - Led Zeppelin is recorded
October 19, 1968 - Final performance as the New Yardbirds
October 31, 1969 - Led Zeppelin II is released in the US
October 17, 1969 - Bonham is thrilled to play Carnegie Hall where Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa have performed
October 23, 1970 - Led Zeppelin III is released in the US
October xx, 1970 - The press lash out at the band over the Led Zeppelin III acoustic content
October xx, 1971 - Page and Plant venture around Thailand and India after the Japan tour
October 18, 1972 - Zeppelin rehearse at the Rainbow Theater for a UK tour
October xx, 1973 - Each member performs an individual film sequence for their concept film
October 31, 1974 - Swan Song hosts a party for the launch of its UK division
October xx, 1975 - Led Zeppelin decide not to tour and concentrate on recording new material
October 20, 1976 - The Song Remains The Same premieres at New York’s Cinema One
October xx, 1977 - Jimmy starts assembling a Led Zeppelin live album from recordings as far back as 1969
October xx, 1978 - Jones and Bonham record with Paul McCartney at Abbey Road Studios
October xx, 1978 - Rehearsals for In Through The Out Door in London
October xx, 1979 - All nine Led Zeppelin albums enter the Billboards Top 200 -- no other band has ever achieved this
October 10, 1980 - A private funeral is held for John Bonham at Rushock church in Worcestershire
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