When Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson did not send a message late Friday night, he was seen on local and national news shows. Eric Johnson brings more than 20 years of experience in labor, employment, education and law and has been recognized for his work by the best lawyers in America . Johnson was part of the second G3 tour of South America and coached four players to summit finishes in 2010, including former US President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush. He joined Joe Satriani and Steve Vai as the first trio of virtuoso guitar shredders to finish the G 3 tour. After the death of electromagnet Johnson formed a touring trio, the Eric Johnson Group, with Jim Dunlop , Steve Vai and Joe Satriani. This not only helps you sound like Eric Johnson, but also helps you replicate his set - the way he sounded before you bought his signature guitar. Specifically, we will look at the guitar sounds Johnson created for the album via Via Musicom. We will also help to recreate the Tube Screamer used by various blues guitarists and recreate Johnson's signature guitar sound, the Tube Screamer. The acoustic finger style is no joke for UJ, and the show probably contains even stronger and deeper sounds than his original guitar playing. The most important guitar pedal to consider if you want to sound like Eric Johnson is the Tube Driver by B.K. Butler. In addition to the Echoplex style pedals, it's worth adding more delay pedals to your set for a sound that's similar to what it sounds like. Over the years, Johnson has used a number of different pedals, including the screaming bear, the pigeon and even a few others. He also played the Charvel, which appears on the cover of the Ah Via Musicom album, as well as a number of other electric guitars. In this Eric Johnson Virginia remade guitar you can see some of his other electric guitars, built with the help of guitarists Sassafra D'Agostino and John Lassafras and some others. If you don't want to drive a traditional Fender Strat but want to recreate Eric Johnson's rig for authenticity, we recommend the EricJohnson Thinline Stratocaster. In this range we also have the American - made Eric Johnson Signature StratOCasters, but we would recommend choosing a maple if you want the "Eric - Johnson" sound and are looking for authenticity. If you sound like Eric Johnson but also want to dial in a range of vintage blues tones, the Tube Driver is a great addition to your set-up. These last two guitars are a great choice for those who like the "Eric-Johnson" sound but want to spend a little more. First of all, however, it is worth noting that when you buy an Eric Johnson Virginia Strat, you will find it in the items listed below. Having said that, we have listed these features in full below and explained what we already have to make you sound like an "Eric-Johnson." Before you start looking at our features on Virginia, however, it is important to choose a guitar that will help you get closer to this beautiful Eric Johnson sound. The next important piece of the puzzle to consider if you want to sound like an "Eric - Johnson" are the guitar pedals. Johnson covers all the guitarists in his sound with a number of pedals, but they are an important part of his setup - up. Dunlop has released the characteristic Eric Johnson Fuzz Face, and although he has a number of different pedals available for his Virginia Strat, we think you will benefit from focusing on the more nuanced elements of your rig. The neck of the Eric Johnson Stratocaster is somewhat unusual compared to the necks of most modern StratOCasters. While Fender offers necks made of different materials, the maple necks look different from the Strats Johnson actually play, and each has a unique design, such as the one on the Virginia Strat with the "Eric Johnson" logo. I think it makes more sense to focus on that when trying to reflect Johnson's tone. Johnson was a highly technical player and if you sound like Eric Johnson and are interested in authenticity, I would recommend taking over his special set-up. If you sound like Eric Johnson, but also want to dial in a range of vintage blues and rock tones, this would be a great addition to your pedal board. It's much harder to recreate the elements of his set - depending on what you're looking for, it may be unnecessary to buy a guitar. However, if you want to redesign the area in terms of style and tone, one of the above pedals could be a good choice. Depending on whether you want to recreate elements from your guitar, pedals or even the guitar itself, this is unnecessary.