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Old 25th April 2012
Originally Posted by Jay Messina View Post

The lead on Sweet Emotion was recorded on the wooden floor section of Studio A at Record Plant. Joe probably played through a Fender tweed, which we had at Record Plant. It didn't have to be 'tear your head off' loud to get an awesome sound out of it. He was in the studio with the amp. It was not double tracked.
Can you elaborate on the wooden floor. Was the amp just placed on the floor and close mic'd or did you back off the amp in order to get some of the reflections from the floor?

thanks a lot