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If you could own any famous bass...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sub5ound, Nov 20, 2008.


  1. Sub5ound

    Sub5ound Banned

    Sep 6, 2008
    Catskills, New York
    What would it be? Leave out the obvious Jaco/Jamerson responses. Mine would have to be Geoge Porter Jr.'s beat up old P-bass. How 'bout you folks?:bassist:
     
  2. 57pbass

    57pbass Supporting Member

    Milt Hintons upright...
     
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  4. It would be pretty cool to own the smashed remains of Paul Simonon's p-bass from the cover of London Calling.
     
  5. Mutato

    Mutato

    Oct 15, 2008
    Cleveland
    Steve Harris's bass from back when it was blue. Powerslave days.
     
  6. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Minnesota
    Billy Sheehans wife bass!
     
  7. Jamerson's P-Bass with his 40 year old strings. :bassist:
     
  8. ctufankjian

    ctufankjian Supporting Member

    Sep 28, 2007
    Vermont
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    Endorsing Artist: Unicornbass.se
    Charles Mingus' upright bass, or Matt Garrison's Fodera
     
  9. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Minnesota

    Did you read the first post?
     
  10. Sub5ound

    Sub5ound Banned

    Sep 6, 2008
    Catskills, New York
    No JACO/JAMERSON. Try something else. Everybody would want those basses.:)
     
  11. BrennP90

    BrennP90

    Jun 26, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Jaco's Bass of Do.. :bag:

    Okay, I'll play :D

    John Paul Jones Alembic or Jazz Bass would be cool.
     
  12. doktersprode

    doktersprode

    Jul 1, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Sam Farrar's old J-Bass with a Racing Stripe,

    that is beauty.
     
  13. therex

    therex

    Jun 24, 2007
    lima
    Dee dee from the ramones p bass
     
  14. Mike Shevlin

    Mike Shevlin

    Feb 16, 2005
    Las Vegas
    A Gene Simmons Axe bass- just in case I'm doing a gig in a rough neighborhood.
     
  15. CRONOS

    CRONOS

    Jun 30, 2008
    Cliff Burton's red Rickenbacker 4001. Holy Grail.
     
  16. Tumbao

    Tumbao

    Nov 10, 2001
    FL
    Any bass owned by Scott LaFaro and/or Ray Brown
     
  17. Lesfunk

    Lesfunk Supporting Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    S.E. Connecticut, USA
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    I'd settle for this...
     
  18. OK, how about Entwistle's Buzzard Bass ? :D
     
  19. Greyvagabond

    Greyvagabond

    Aug 17, 2007
    Boston
    Lemmy's Ric!

    It has the power to make you a rock God, as well as drink quarts and quarts of Jack Daniel's without dying.
     
  20. 8guy

    8guy

    Jun 19, 2005
    Madison WI
    Tom Peterson's original Hamer 12 string with the quad output!!!!!
     
  21. Bass Collector

    Bass Collector

    Aug 14, 2008
    Either of Sting's 50's P basses, either one, I'm not fussy? :rollno:
     



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