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posted by DramaQueen1020
Deacy amp
Deacy amp
The Deacy Amp is a small, one-watt, roughly 5 inches (12.7 cm) amplifier created by and named after Queen bassist John Deacon and used by guitarist Brian May.

It was created in the early 1970s using an amplifier circuit board found in a skip by Deacon and stationed into a Hi-Fi speaker cabinet, powered by a 9-volt battery. The amp was used along with May's Red Special guitar and his treble-booster to produce sounds reminiscent of various orchestral instruments.

KAT Deacy Amp Replica
In 1998, Greg Fryer with the help of UK amp guru[clarification needed] Dave Petersen undertook the job of trying...
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posted by Everybodylies94
* "When I was five years old my hero was John Deacon, who used to do the most incredible upper-register work and those melodic, tight groove parts." – Richie Edwards.

* "Grossly underrated. His bass parts are like little stories, yet he never gets in anyone's way. With all the guitars and vocals going on, he finds the spaces and plays basically what he wants. He's loose, fluid, and quite busy at times, but I can't find one song where he stepped on the vocal or guitar parts." – Danny Miranda