Johnny Stachela is the firey slide guitar player from the Duane Betts Band, The Allman Betts Band, The Allman Family Revival, and many other renowned projects, all the while sporting his SG into his Fender Super Reverb and causing mayhem. Today they talk about the Allman Brothers, Dickie Betts, gear, and gristle!
2:17 - Playing with Duane Betts, and how Johnny fell in to playing with the Allman Family Revival, and early influences
8:08 - Growing up a young bluesman in high school
14:07 - When the SG takes hold of Johnny, and how to avoid guitar hoarding
20:50 - The early days of the Fender Super Reverb (the amp world’s best-kept secret), and the pains of inflation
28:41 - Playing in different tunings, hanging with the old guard of the Allman Brothers band, and vintage guitars
36:16 - Dickie’s signature sound, how he achieved it, and the intricacies of different Allman Brothers parts
47:33 - The Allman Family Revival set list, Johnny’s 2023 calendar, and the complexities of record deals
52:12 - Johnny’s thoughts on the “music game” in 2022
Total Length: 57:37
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