Originally Posted by LaBassGuy
With this being a reissue bass,it's gonna sound different anyway...I'm pretty sure the pickups aren't wound exactly the same,probably not be using the same fret wire,body woods,strings used in the clip,etc....
Lots of variables go into the sound as I'm sure you know.I have an actual '74 J and even though it's passive,it has that bite like Marcus' 77 when I use fresh steel strings.
The bass still sounds good though and Mel is defintely a funky bassist!!!
Thanks for sharing the clip!