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Randy Jackson

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by og61pbass, Dec 15, 2013.


  1. og61pbass

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    ***???? Randy Jackson selling guitars on QVC I thought he was a Bass Player...:what:
     
  2. RxFunk

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    I saw this as well, and said the same thing, there might be a bass in there, but I doubt it.
     
  3. og61pbass

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    It was his signature electric and acoustic guitar... I guess he's a multi talented kind a guy...
     
  4. Dr. Cheese

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    Randy Jackson is a monster player, but he is also a master of making money.
     
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  6. milkman-27

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    He's got to do something since American Idol will probably bite the dust soon enough.
     
  7. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

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    Does he have to be loyal to the bass players of world? No ..he plays guitar and maybe other instruments like myself and others here do...no biggie.
     
  8. wild4oldcars

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    I saw a randy Jackson signature acoustic in my local Goodwill. They wanted 300 for it, and I thought, "jeez they probably don't cost that much on QVC" Looked at the sticker, said "precision handcrafted in China" or something like that, and I literally laughed out loud in front of the cashier.
     
  9. og61pbass

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    Who said anything about loyalty ,I just stated it was weird...
     
  10. bassbully

    bassbully Endorsed by The PHALEX CORN BASS..mmm...corn!

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    Oh ok...sorry. Some here think if you are a bass player you cant touch another instrument like "gasp"... say ...a guitar :rolleyes:
     
  11. og61pbass

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    I started on guitar, then drums then Bass,never went back...
     
  12. Red_Label

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    Last spring I bought four Cordoba flamenco guitars. Two were made in Spain, two in China. One of the Chinese ones ($1,400 GK Pro) was by far my favorite. It beat out a $2K handmade Spanish FWCE Reissue. Great instruments are coming from all of Asia now.
     
  13. Bruce Gertz

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    I know plenty of cats who started on guitar before playing bass. Myself included.
     
  14. dabbler

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    I saw that too, which is a huge coincidence, because I don't watch QVC. But I interpreted the OP, not as saying that bassists can't play other instruments, but as saying, if you are going to buy a GUITAR associated with a famous musician, wouldn't you expect that musician to be KNOWN as a GUITARIST? Nothing against Randy making money but I wouldn't expect that too be anything special, any more than a John Mayer bass. And I wouldn't buy either... unless a LOT of forumites bought them and said they were great buys.
     
  15. spade2you

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    Hopefully the guitars are better than an Esteban. Total ripoff since they tend to cave in within a year.
     
  16. cnltb

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    His bass playing days are long since over.
    No?
    Now he does anything that pays from what I read.
     
  17. ack

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    The Peavey RJ-IV (Randy Jackson) was a quality instrument that just didn't sell well to the masses - that's basically the story of US Peavey basses.
    Regardless, he's a real good bass player, but I guess he's gotta pay the bills somehow.
    Ironic that I was selling my RJ-IV in the TB Classiifeds up until about a hour ago.
     
  18. Jhengsman

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    Adam Levine is all over Target and the other retailers with a First Act guitars, PAs and drums, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson have joined the Esteban and Ralph Johnson's with a bigger name.

    First Act is almost there, I wonder when a full pop band set up will turn up on an infomercial?
     
  19. DirtPoorRobins

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    Yeah, I thought that was weird too when I saw it on tv. I thought, who would buy this junk? Then I thought, Randy Jackson is set for life, why does he need to play the QVC circuit???? I guess he's done being a credible musician (I doubt U2 is calling up Esteban to overdub acoustic parts for their next album)
     

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