Dunlop Crybaby Classic GCB95 F

Wah Wah Pedal

There would not be much to say about Dunlop wah wah pedals if there were not so many different models. At the end of the day, almost every guitarist worth naming has one on his pedalboard at some point or other.

The Cry Baby Classic Wah represents the classic wahs from the '60s and, like the original, it is made with the old Italian Fasel coils, which provide that soft, musical character. This makes it especially suitable for clean and distorted sounds, such as the legendary rhythm that we of the older generation still remember from the Shaft soundtrack, or from the soundtrack of "The Streets of San Francisco".

Whaka, whaka; if you can coordinate your hands and feet (you will need a bit of practice at the beginning) you can really kick butt with this pedal. - An extremely and suspiciously cult wah wah!

  • The classic from the '60s
  • With the original Fasel coils
  • For the vibe of the '60s
  • True bypass
  • Suitable power supply unit (Thomann NT AC/PSA, article number 409939) optional
Note: Register your purchase at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty for an extended warranty of 4 years.
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Audio Examples

 
0:00
  • Blues
  • Clavinet
  • Funk

Further Information

Wah Wah Pedal Yes
Volume Pedal No
Dynamic Wah No
Distortion No
True Bypass Yes

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Dunlop Crybaby Classic GCB95 F
35% bought this exact product
Dunlop Crybaby Classic GCB95 F
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
£118 Add to Basket
Dunlop Crybaby GCB95
23% bought Dunlop Crybaby GCB95 £75
Dunlop Crybaby CB-535Q
11% bought Dunlop Crybaby CB-535Q £155
Harley Benton Custom Line WP-60 Wah
4% bought Harley Benton Custom Line WP-60 Wah £50
Dunlop CBM95 CryBaby Mini Wah
4% bought Dunlop CBM95 CryBaby Mini Wah £88
Our most popular Wah Pedals
171 Customer Ratings
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.6 /5
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
Total
quality
handling
features
sound
The Original Sounding Wah!
D. Facelift, 02.06.2013
I have used many Wah pedals in the last 4 years or so of playing. My playing style has progressed as I've specifically started listening to the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Alice in Chains more. At gigs with other bands playing, I've had the opportunity to use different Wahs such as the Vox Wah and Rocktron Wahs. The Vox Wah required clicking a button to turn it on before using it which was a big setback, plus it was too sharp sounding. The Rocktron Wah just didn't compare to the Cry Baby in terms of quality of sound, the coherency or it's ease of use (It didn't compare to the Vox Wah in those terms too, as a matter of fact!). When I was first thought how to use the Cry Baby by a fellow local Guitarist, I fell in love with it right away. I don't know whether it was just the pedal, the Guitarist playing it was amazing too but he had mastered it and ever since then, I had wanted one.

When I was browsing through different music shops, I found the Cry Baby GCB95 F which is just the modern, cheaper version of this. I asked around and tried it out but it just wasn't the same as the 'Classic' model. People had told me that it had to do with the Fasel coils in it. I hate buying things out of popularity of it so this was stuff was important to me to know. It's a big reason why i bought this one specifically.

I bought it off Thomann and have been using it A LOT ever since. My band and I have written quite a few songs recently and I have been using it in them in different ways. I'm not the great soloing Guitarist that I should be, I'm still learning. Though with the things I do know how to do on the guitar, I can get the most amazing sounds using this pedal, usually mixed with another pedal. I'm still trying to get used to it fully, but that's part of the fun of it! People at our shows have noticed it's use and are usually in awe of the sound it makes while I play, even if I'm doing something very simple.

I love the pedal and would recommend it to anyone thinking of buying one. The only drawback from it that I can think of is that it's not the most versatile of pedals. I play a lot of different styles and genres of music and I can use it for most but not in a big capacity for some of it and sometimes it just sits there, not being used for a lot of songs onstage. Perfect for blues and metal Guitarists, not so great with pop rock!

Hope this is a good review and hope it helps, thanks!
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
handling
features
sound
Good wah, classic sound.
Luke393, 28.05.2013
I'd been using the standard Dunlop wah for a few years, but when it finally started to show it's age I decided to replace it with this...

I don't tend to use wah for funk style playing so can't really comment on that... But with a bit of overdrive and a decent delay, this can give you some great sounds... I use it to gently shape my tone in lead parts, and for this it is excellent. When bypassed I haven't noticed any 'tone suck' and it feels good under your foot with an nice even 'sweep'.

My only comment would be that when it's on it seems to give you a slight gain increase, nothing huge, but will make my sound a little more overdriven and increases the volume slightly. This can be really useful when you need to suddenly be heard for a solo, but something to be aware of when you're engaging it for quieter parts.

I really like it and don't have any intention to replacing it, but if it did break, the gain increase issue might just be enough to make me look for something slightly different.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
handling
features
sound
What a great sound!
02.01.2016
I don't use many pedals in a gig situation but this is one pedal I'll be bringing to every gig. The sound I get with this in front of my Orange amp is full, warm and just what I was looking for.

Its built like a tank, but the pedal action became loose after a few gigs which is an easy fix but could become pretty annoying if you had to do this often.

Overall a great pedal to add to any pedalboard for both the minimalist and the hoarder. Something to note however is that when the pedal is engaged it does add a bit of a boost to your signal. If you are using the amps distortion (I dont know if this is the same when using OD pedals) it tends to add a noticeable bit of gain to your tone as well as a little boost in volume .. for me this is perfect as its used primarily for lead parts but something to consider.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
quality
handling
features
sound
squeaks louder than my amp
MOF1971, 17.06.2020
Sound is a very important feature, when it comes to music. I think every Dunlop Wah pedal should come with an oil can. The squeaking of this pedal is much louder than my little Orange Micro Terror. So, until hardware stores are open in Madrid, I will not know how the wah, of the wah pedal really sounds. My advice, get a lot of oil first, if it squeaks this loudly when new...
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
£118
Including VAT; Excluding £8 shipping
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online Guides
Wah Pedals
Wah Pedals
The wah-wah pedal is without a doubt one of the most striking guitar effect and familiar also to non-guitar players.
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
* The prices shown include VAT. and are valid as long as stocks last. Please click here for international shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. All invoices will be issued in GBP.
Recently Viewed
Novation Circuit Rhythm

Novation Circuit Rhythm; sampler / sequencer; 8 sample tracks with 32 step patterns each, cascadable for up to 256 steps per track; functions: slice, reverse, loop, chromatic play, probability and pattern-mutate; integrated effects such as lofi tape, shutter, reverb, delay…

1
(1)
Recently Viewed
Arturia Keystep 37 Black Edition

Arturia KeyStep 37 Black Edition; 37-key (slimkey) USB controller keyboard; velocity-sensitive mini-keys with aftertouch; 64-step sequencer; chord and scale functionality; arpeggiator; LED display; 4 freely assignable knobs; transport keys; touch stripes for pitch and modulation; RGB LED bar; connections: 3x…

9
(9)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton SC-550 II DFB

Harley Benton SC-550 II Desert Flame Burst; deluxe series; electric guitar; mahogany body (swietenia meliaceae) (weight relief chambered); arched & flamed AAA-maple top; set mahogany neck (swietenia macrophylla king); pau ferro fingerboard; 60`s neck profile; 305mm (12,00") fingerboard radius; 1th…

5
(5)
Recently Viewed
SSL UC1

USB DAW Controller Plug-in controller with convenient mixer layout and legendary SSL workflow, 1:1 Hardware control for the included SSL plug-ins Channel Strip 2 and Bus Compressor 2, Visual feedback via LED rings on the knobs, Display for showing…

Recently Viewed
Kali Audio IN-8 2nd Wave

Kali Audio IN-8 2nd Wave; Active near field monitor; 3 way system with coaxial midrange/tweeter; 8" woofer; 4" midrange; 1" soft dome tweeter; power: 140 Watt (60/40/40 Watt Tri-Amped); frequency range: 37 Hz - 25 kHz (-10 dB), 45 Hz…

Recently Viewed
Fender SQ Aff. P Bass MN PJ PACK BK

Fender Squier Affinity P Bass MN PJ PACK Black; Electric Bass, Affinity Series; Body: Poplar; Neck: Maple; Neck Mount: Bolt On; Neck Form: c; Fingerboard: Maple; Inlays: Black Dots; 20 Medium Jumbo Frets; Nut: synthetic Bone; Nut Width: 41,3 mm…

Recently Viewed
J. Rockett Audio Designs Clockwork

J. Rockett Audio Designs Clockwork; Analogue stereo delay with switchable modulation; Designed in collaboration with Howard Davis (creator of the original "Deluxe Memory Man"); Classic analogue design with BBD chips; Tap-tempo control digital; Up to 600 ms delay time; Switchable…

1
(1)
Recently Viewed
Sennheiser CX True Wireless Black

Sennheiser CX True Wireless Black In-Ear headset headphone - 7 mm hight end drivers, bluetooth 5.2, up to 9 h running time, up to 27 h with charging case, SBC, AAC, aptX Codec compatible, 110 dB SPL (1 kHz /…

2
(2)
Recently Viewed
Harley Benton SC-550 II PAF

Harley Benton SC-550 II Paradise Amber Flame; deluxe series; electric guitar; mahogany body (swietenia meliaceae) (weight relief chambered); arched & flamed AAA-maple top; set mahogany neck (swietenia macrophylla king); pau ferro fingerboard; 60`s neck profile; 305mm (12,00") fingerboard radius; 1th…

Recently Viewed
Fender SQ Aff. P Bass PJ PACK 3-SB

Fender Squier Affinity P Bass PJ PACK 3-Color Sunburst; Electric Bass, Affinity Series; Body: Poplar; Neck: Maple; Neck Mount: Bolt On; Neck Form: C; Fingerboard: Laurel; Inlays: Pearloid Dots; 20 Medium Jumbo Frets; Nut: synthetic Bone; Nut Width: 41,3 mm…

Recently Viewed
KMA Audio Machines Tyler Deluxe Freq. Splitter

KMA Machines Tyler Deluxe Freq. Splitter; Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar & Bass; Two-Channel Signal Splitter with variable 12 dB/oct. Low/High-Pass roll-off, fully-isolated and transformer-based FX Loop Sends; variable Clean Blend and Mix controls allow for the perfect blend of…

Recently Viewed
Bowers & Wilkins PI 7 CG

Bowers & Wilkins PI 7 CG; In-Ear True Wireless headphones; true 24-bit Audio-connection; 2-way-driver design; high performance DSP; Bluetooth 5.0 with AptX Adaptive technology; adaptive, active Noise Cancelling (ANC); charge case with audio-transmission; wirelesse and USB-C charge; supports quick charge;…

Give Feedback
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.