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old Jerry Scheff solo

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by stonewall, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. stonewall


    Jun 14, 2010
  2. Caustic Crunch

    Caustic Crunch

    Oct 26, 2013
    One of the best.
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  4. Mike M.

    Mike M.

    Feb 14, 2010
    Too cool that Elvis gave his band a share of the spotlight. "On the Fender bass"....how cool!
  5. two fingers

    two fingers You tahkin 'uh me? Yeah, you. You tahkin 'uh me? Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Very cool clip. That bass looks like kind of a "dark gold" finish. Am I seeing that right?
  6. morrisonhendrix

    morrisonhendrix Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2009
    near Dallas, Texas
    I'm a Doors fanatic, and Jerry laid down some great bass lines on L.A. Woman. One of my favs is "Love Her Madly".
  7. Tupac


    May 5, 2011
    Sounds like Geezer Butler in a blues setting.
  8. basspraiser

    basspraiser Jammin for the Lamb! Supporting Member

    Dec 8, 2006
    Chicago - NW Burbs
  9. 20db pad

    20db pad

    Feb 11, 2003
    I been everywhere, man...
    I used 10" and 15" speakers in the same rig for over 10 years.
  10. Mike M.

    Mike M.

    Feb 14, 2010
    Oh, yeah!! About 6 months ago I sat down and did my best to figure out the bass part for "Love Her Madly." I usually don't try to copy exactley what players are doing, but this seemed like and interesting part. Wow!! I tried my best to get every single little nuance and feel like I came pretty close. Not to make it sound like it was easy because it wasn't. But he's doing some very interesting things there. The way he accent's certain phrases, note duration....it's a great piece to study especially when you listen to how it all fits in so well, especially with Ray and John's part's.

    I'm also a Doors fanatic. Those guys KNEW how to craft songs.
  11. I'm not sure which is cooler - his playing or his lapels.
  12. Shmoothwound


    Nov 23, 2013
    Anybody know how Jerry got that incredible tone on "The Changeling," on LA Woman?
    Did that sound come out of a Sunn?
  13. troy mcclure

    troy mcclure Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2007
    Central Florida
    He is playing through a Music Man amp. Wondering what he is using for distortion.

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