Due to our affiliation with Virgil Arlo Pickups, we always get asked how the 1955 Blues Tele's compare to the 1952 Model Virgil Arlo Pickups.
Ask any pro that's played them and they'll tell you the Virgil Arlo 1952 Model are the best Telecaster Pickups ever made. Now the Virgil Arlo's have a bit of a headstart in the market and are a household name among the pro players in Nashville, LA, NYC and around the globe. They can cover just about any style of music and the neck can give you a really nice and warm Blues Tele tone.
If you are looking for the Best Telecaster for Blues, then don't discount the Tone Specific 1955 Blues Tele Sets. Based on a vintage 1951 Broadcaster set, this a Jazzy set that's unlike anything you've heard.
Which one is best? Well, that's for your ears to decide. Check out the Video's Below:
Virgil Arlo Model 1952 Telecaster Pickups:
Tone Specific 1955 Blues Telecaster Pickups