Guitar effects Jimmy Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and John Mayer used

Music is not just playing. Music lives in the hearts only if the musician is able to create the effects that impressed the listeners. Guitar has same attractive role to play. The notes coming out from the thin strings of the guitar have written new history of music several times. The guitar effects Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, John Mayor used have no match even today.


Jimi started his career in the contemporary world of music. He used the musical tools in an innovative manner. He created great music by making use of amazing guitar effects. He ruled the music world for fifty years and the way he made use of Fuzz Face, the Cry Baby, the Octavio and Univibe effects has no match in the world of music.

  • He showed full command over the FUZZ FACE EFFECT. The audience always enjoyed the way, he played with the strings by altering the volume controls and by plucking the strings at various points. He made the verses alive with the innovative use of this effect. The legendary album Are You Experienced reveals how he made a unique use of this effect. The same nostalgia was created with reference to the song, MANIC DEPRESSION.
  • CRY BABY is his another victoriously used effect. In 1967, with the release of THE BURNING OF THE MIDNIGHT LAMP, Hendrix set an example for the musicians of his times that how Cry Baby effect can make a difference. It was then; the use of wah wah became common to add jazziest expression to the hip chord. It was used boldly in “Little Miss Lover,” and “Still Raining, Still Dreaming” or “Voodoo Chile (Slight Return).”
  • UNIVIBE hit the music world in 1970, after the release of BAND OF GYPSY. This is considered as an ultimate statement of playing with innovation.
  • OCTAVIO was used for numerous loveliest compositions like “One Rainy Wish” from Axis. It added a dreamy passion to the music.


Eric Patrick Clapton is a renowned English rick star. He is known as the blues guitarist, vocalist and even a song writer. He is renowned for being the musician who used the electric guitars to create everlasting musical effects. He was the second among the 100 greatest guitarists of the world for all the times. Throughout his musical career he kept changing his guitars, but every time with a new one he created something new retaining the qualities and effects of his previous ones.


Born in 1977, John holds American nationality. Many people call him a born star. His passion of art and music took him to Berklee College of Music in Boston. His musical journey began with a two man band named Lo-Fi Masters, which split apart, but John kept grooming himself further. He shifted from his early career as the acoustic rock player and opted for the blues. Though he reverted to pop in 2009, but guitar always remained his passion. He took inspiration from the guitar legends and created his memorable symphonies.