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David Gilmour - Jedson Lap Steel
Gilmour’s slide guitars have always been a big part of Pink Floyd’s sound with different
slide techniques used to create effects and soundscapes. By the mid 1970’s he used lap steels to create some of his most memorable
Gilmour has used various models, but is most closely associated with Jedson, an obscure brand that were manufactured
in Japan by several companies in the late 1960's and early 1970's under
license from Dallas Arbiter.
The Jedson lap steel guitars
are straight clones of the Fender Deluxe table/lap steel with six
strings, volume and tone knob and two custom single coil pickups.