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A definitive Fender Bass book?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Gbass75, Jan 23, 2014.

  1. Gbass75

    Gbass75 Supporting Member

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    Hey everyone... quick question...

    Is there ONE book out there that is considered the definitive book on the history and development of Fender basses?

    Recommendations?

    Thanks!!!
  2. Parzival

    Parzival Supporting Member

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    "How The Fender Bass Changed The World"
    By Jim Roberts
  3. Gbass75

    Gbass75 Supporting Member

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    Well HELL... THAT sounds about right!!!
  4. Jeff K

    Jeff K Supporting Member

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    Also, "The Fender Bass - An Illustrated History".
  5. Gbass75

    Gbass75 Supporting Member

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  6. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member

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    Disclosures:
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    Fender - The Golden Age 1946-1970 Martin Kelly/Terry Foster/Paul Kelly 2010 - (not just Fender basses - but a very good Fender resource for those years)

    The Fender Bass - Klaus Blasquiz 1990 (just OK but good for a Fender resource collection)

    American Basses - Jim Roberts 2003 - (a healthy Fender section)

    Electric Guitars - The Illustrated Encyclopedia 2000 - (only guitars, but a good cross-referencing resource w/a healthy Fender section)
  7. wateroftyne

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    I've read 'em all, and there are two that do it for me:

    - The Fender Bass: An Illustrated History
    - Fender: The Inside Story (Forrest White)
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  9. JIO

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