Top 11 Amplifier Quotes

We have collected the best Amplifier Quotes by famous authors including Dick Dale, Ritchie Blackmore, Jim Cantrell, Jon Taffer, Lee Ritenour and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

When I first played the guitar without plugging it into
When I first played the guitar without plugging it into an amplifier, the people at Fender were blown away. They couldn’t believe the sound. I said, ‘See, gentlemen, the world is no longer flat.’

Dick Dale
Learning to play with a big amplifier is like trying to control an elephant.

Ritchie Blackmore
I decided to design and build my own stereo amplifier system at age 13.

Jim Cantrell
Guitar Player Magazine says Dick Dale is the father of Heavy Metal, blowing up 48 amplifiers, creating the first power amplifier.

Dick Dale
I have a playroom with my drum set, a guitar, and amplifier at home.

Jon Taffer
I had redesigned my entire amplifier system for this tour because airlines are very strict now.

Lee Ritenour
Trent likes to record guitars direct, whereas I’ve always preferred playing through an amplifier.

Daisy Berkowitz
The Marshall guitar amplifier doesn’t just get louder when you turn it up. It distorts the sound to produce a whole range of new harmonics, effectively turning a plucked string instrument into a bowed one.

Brian Eno
In the past, I have not been able to hear myself. I play with feeling so I need to hear what is coming out of the amplifier to inspire me; I don’t just play mechanically.

Michael Schenker
I bought a Hofner guitar and amplifier for 32 guineas, then spent ages trying to make a bottleneck. At that point, I was meant to be developing my father’s ice-cream cafe into a global concern, but I spent all my time in the stockroom playing slide guitar.

Chris Rea
I remember one of the first gigs I played with that amp was at a local church. They wanted someone to fill in with the guitar and my friend say, ‘Ah, he can play.’ And so I dragged the amplifier down and started playing and everybody started yelling ‘turn it down!’

Angus Young