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TONE NAME: Rick Parfitt

  • Created with: Helix
  • Author:
  • Song:
    Whatever you want
  • Band:
    Status Quo
  • Guitarist:
    Rick Parfitt
  • Guitar:
    Fender Telecaster - Bridge pick up full on tone and volume
  • Tuning/Strings:
    Low E to a D
  • Date: 7/29/22
  • Downloads: 315
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  • Comments:
    Put Helix into Stomp mode Intro use Snapshot 2 - Chorus Then on to the Snapshot 3 for the main song I ran this through a FRFR speaker (Line 6 212) Hi, my first attempt at Rick's sound. Actually my first Helix patch attempt. Rick runs a fairly simple set up. Fender Tele. He uses an 80's Roland GP8 for his chorus and the gain / drive is mostly from the Marshalls on the backline. He also has a VOX AC30 that is locked inside a travel case and mic'd to the PA to give it a bit of a bass hit as well. Tried my best to replicate this with the very little knowledge i have of the Helix. I'm sure theres ways to improve it.. but be gentle for my first submission.


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