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tom_z
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Username: tom_z

Post Number: 309
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 8:42 am:   Edit Post

I ran across this plea for help and thought I'd post a heads up here.

Tom


Derek Trucks Band Needs Your HELP!

Please Read and HELP ASAP!!!

From: "barron ruth" <barronru>
Date: March 11, 2006 10:29:49 AM EST
Subject: FW: DTB band equipment stolen...

Would you guys send this out to as many musicians as you know, below is
going to turn up somewhere.


Sad, stolen from Yonrico's house, trailer sitting in his front yard
Derek Trucks Band Equipment Stolen.... Emergency - Please Help

The Derek Trucks Band's equipment trailer was stolen last night in Atlanta. I need to purchase the following equipment ASAP. Anyone who is willing to sell any of this gear, please call me at 303-778-1156.

1) Two blackface Super Reverbs, 1965 preferred,
1964 through 1967 acceptable. Must have
original transformers; everything else will be
tweaked by me to Derek's spec. Speakers
not important - keep 'em if you like. As long
as the cabinet and baffle board aren't busted,
I don't give a **** what it looks like.

2) One 1974 or earlier Ampeg SVT head. Must
have original trannies. Looks not important
Not looking for the oldest production with the
6146B output tubes, please.

Posters in the Atlanta area, please be on the
lookout for the stolen gear. A list of serial
numbers will be posted as soon as I receive it.

Here is a list of the key items that were in the
DTB trailer. This is not a complete list but these
are the items were most likely to spot and hopefully
recover. Please contact me if anything turns up.

Lord Valve - 303-778-1156

1) Pearl 5-piece Drum Kit (Black)
Serial numbers: 652623, 642341,
83233, 6526231, 652163

2) '66 Fender blackface Super Reverb
with Weber DT-10 speakers.
Serial number: A13225

3) '65 Fender blackface Super Reverb
with Pile Driver speakers; has
external bias and plate voltage
testpoints on rear next to line
cord. EXT speaker jack has been
converted to a line output.
Serial number: A06896

4) Hammond B-3 w/custom Leslie foot switch
Serial number: pending

5) Leslie cabinet, model 147
Serial number: H25474

6) Hohner Clavinet model E7
Serial number: 3447 410

7) Yamaha Motif keyboard
Serial number: IHO1189

8) Cool 1974 Ampeg SVT Bass Head
Serial number: 112149

9) Ampeg 4X10 bass cabinet
Serial number: pending

10) 4 LP Congas in soft bags

11) '96 Matchless Chieftain 2X10 combo amp
Serial number: pending

12) Mikes:
3 Shure SM57
2 Shure SM58
Shure Beta 52
2 AKG 460
3 EV 406
Neuman KM184
2 Sennheiser 421
Beyer M88
2 AKG C414
EV RE20

13) Furman-PL plus power conditioner
Serial number: 7Z37

14) Drawmer DL441 4 channel compressor
Serial number: 706

15) 3 DBX 160A compressors
Serial numbers: pending

16) TC Electronics D2-Delay Unit
Serial number: 3107455

17) Yamaha SPX90 effects processor
Serial number: 26308

18) Cool Tascam DAPI DAT recorder
Serial number: 580001

19: Midas Mixing Console
Serial number: 173052 0324011056

20) Tascam 8 track model DA78HR
Serial number: 100101

21) Tascam 8 track model DA38
Serial number: 270262

22) Tascam 8 track model DA38
Serial number: 40369

###

Take care and know that you are loved ... and we
know you'll do anything you can to help,

Lana and Rowland
flaxattack
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 1025
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 2:59 pm:   Edit Post

i saw this in the phil site also
damn f------ shame.......
one would hope they had insurance.......
article mention where the stuff was stolen?
tom_z
Advanced Member
Username: tom_z

Post Number: 311
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 3:47 pm:   Edit Post

It says Atlanta above - but it's not real specific.
lbpesq
Senior Member
Username: lbpesq

Post Number: 1105
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 3:53 pm:   Edit Post

I wasn't anywhere near Atlanta.

Bill, tgo
flaxattack
Senior Member
Username: flaxattack

Post Number: 1028
Registered: 4-2004
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2006 - 5:23 pm:   Edit Post

and i couldnt fit the hammond in my lexus
bracheen
Senior Member
Username: bracheen

Post Number: 993
Registered: 11-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 4:26 am:   Edit Post

The DTB website does say everything was insured so no worries there. Some of the gear is irreplaceble due to uniqueness. It only mentions Atlanta as well and that covers a lot of ground.
Bill, I make it a point not to be anywhere near Atlanta as much as possible. That and Orlando, fine cities just way to congested for me.
bassman10096
Senior Member
Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 857
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 10:38 am:   Edit Post

A shame. I was just reading about some of that same gear in this month's Guitar Player (Derek is the cover and featured interview).
jalevinemd
Advanced Member
Username: jalevinemd

Post Number: 366
Registered: 12-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 10:42 am:   Edit Post

Me too, Bill. I really enjoyed the article. I had no idea that he was married to Susan Tedeschi. I'm not too familiar with her stuff, but may download a couple songs from the Apple Store.
bassman10096
Senior Member
Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 858
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 1:49 pm:   Edit Post

I was surprised to learn who he was married to as well.
tom_z
Advanced Member
Username: tom_z

Post Number: 314
Registered: 7-2004
Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2006 - 10:10 pm:   Edit Post

I highly recommend DTBs latest CD, Songlines. Probably his best work to date. I really like the Live release he put out a couple of years ago too. Derek and the band seem to be firing on all cylinders with the new release. It's very soulful for a rather young guitar player.

DTB has over 450 concert recordings on the archive too - not too many SBDs after about 2002 but some nice stuff.

Tom

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