Earliest Known Recording(s) for the MV JMP?

V-man

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The 2203 debuted in 1975. By ‘77-‘78 they were well-represented (though many continued to use NMVs) and by ‘79-80,’ were ubiquitous as the Marshall when buying one new. So, by the late 1970s-1980 you had many acts like AC/DC, The Ramones, and Iron Maiden using/experimenting with one… but who made it happen first? What pioneer was first to record in (very) late 1975 or 1976 with one?
 

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The 2203 debuted in 1975. By ‘77-‘78 they were well-represented (though many continued to use NMVs) and by ‘79-80,’ were ubiquitous as the Marshall when buying one new. So, by the late 1970s-1980 you had many acts like AC/DC, The Ramones, and Iron Maiden using/experimenting with one… but who made it happen first? What pioneer was first to record in (very) late 1975 or 1976 with one?
Great question @V-man
Now I am very curious as to who made it happen as well, my very first and favorite Marshall was a 2104 JMP MV 2-12 combo, and that was when I quit using pedals, but I still used the cry baby wha as a treble boost.
Let’s see the forums answers !!

Cheers
Mitch
 

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Don't be surprised if it was Clapton. He seemed to use a lot of newer run gear especially for live performances. I remember seeing him eons ago and he had a pair of JCM 900 full stacks on stage (and still sounded fantastic) so being an early adopter of JMP's isn't a stretch. As far as on one of his recordings I wouldn't know.
 

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Likely a British artist anyway.
That narrows it down a bit.
Clapton is not a bad guess.
Although, I'm sure Gary Moore, Eric Bell could be good candidates.
Scott Gorham, and Brian Robertson.
As Thin Lizzy did bring a new sort of drive to the mix in the mid 70's
 

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Might have been , can’t think of his name but the guitarist with Pat Benetar
I know he played 2104’s and mine was an MV, but late 70’s is when they first arrived, so who really knows ??
 

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The 2203 debuted in 1975. By ‘77-‘78 they were well-represented (though many continued to use NMVs) and by ‘79-80,’ were ubiquitous as the Marshall when buying one new. So, by the late 1970s-1980 you had many acts like AC/DC, The Ramones, and Iron Maiden using/experimenting with one… but who made it happen first? What pioneer was first to record in (very) late 1975 or 1976 with one?

My guess would be Scott Gorham & Brian Robertson of Thin Lizzy. If I remember correctly, I think they even used those amps on the Jailbreak album in 1976.
 

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Likely a British artist anyway.
That narrows it down a bit.
Clapton is not a bad guess.
Although, I'm sure Gary Moore, Eric Bell could be good candidates.
Scott Gorham, and Brian Robertson.
As Thin Lizzy did bring a new sort of drive to the mix in the mid 70's
Makes sense, I never thought of the logistics like that.
 


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