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The Vox AC30 is one of the classic rock and roll amps. The Beatles, Brian May, Tom Petty, Daniel Lanois, Peter Buck, and Johnny Greenwood are just a few famous Vox devotees. The amp is most well known for it's bright jangly shimmer. A class A amplifier that uses the classic el84 output tube, it's sound is a staple in rock and roll. As a guitar player it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with the classic amplifiers and how to tweak them. You decide you like a certain style best, but it's good to know what each amp does.