One of today's featured stories, taken from the Gibson blog, talks about famous recordings done with tiny amps. It mentions classics from Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page, among others.
It's almost funny what a big difference playing in a studio makes versus playing in a venue. Specially when it comes to tiny tube amps. Just crank up the volume and let the tubes do their magic! But then, when playing live the same amp sometimes just doesn't cut it.
Welcome to the overwhelming world of sound experimentation. Playing live vs. studio, what a big difference isn't it?