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The legendary Tommy Shannon

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by bassdog, Dec 11, 2011.


  1. bassdog

    bassdog

    May 23, 2005
    Atlanta, Ga
    Ran across this on UTube and thought I'd share.



    Bob

    Oops
     
  2. Godfather

    Godfather

    Feb 4, 2001
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  4. Bo_H

    Bo_H

    Jul 2, 2004
    Forgot yer link.

    ;)
     
  5. Aussie Player

    Aussie Player

    Apr 20, 2011
    The word "Legendary" is used very loosely here.
     
  6. kapaauguy

    kapaauguy

    Dec 12, 2010
    North Kohala
    :eyebrow:

    Tommy Shannon is absolutely a blues rock legend.
     
  7. Aussie Player

    Aussie Player

    Apr 20, 2011
    Only if the International world has heard of him.

    This is one country. Local heroes can be complete unknowns overseas. I never heard of him until this post so legend, he ain't.

    Like I said, the word Legend is used very loosely.
     
  8. bassdog

    bassdog

    May 23, 2005
    Atlanta, Ga
    "I never heard of him until this post so legend, he ain't."

    So you are the legend marker? I just don't think you have been paying attention.
     
  9. T Bassman

    T Bassman tysonmaiko.com

    Dec 13, 2010
    Canmore, AB, Canada
    Wha' the hell? Its TOMMY SHANNON for petesakes! OF COURSE he's a LEGEND! Geez, Johnny Winter only schooled him on how to play the blues when he was quite young. Although I'm sure your'e not familiar with him either.

    Guess you havn't played a blues gig on bass yet? Not to sound rude, but really man, do some homework on that one before you post on a BASS WEBSITE. Too Funny.
     
  10. steelbed45

    steelbed45 TRemington Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    Killeen, TX
    Trolling? You've never listened to any SRV? I mean, I know who GG Beers is, does that make him a legend?
     
  11. bassdog

    bassdog

    May 23, 2005
    Atlanta, Ga
    Anybody interested in the link?
     
  12. kapaauguy

    kapaauguy

    Dec 12, 2010
    North Kohala
    You've never heard of Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble??????????
    don't they have a jukebox at the Gungellan Pub?
     
  13. Godfather

    Godfather

    Feb 4, 2001
    Perhaps, unlike the way they use it in Australia, Home of The Blues :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:

    I wonder if Tommy Shannon eats Vegemite ? ....
    That alone would be enough to make him a legend !
     
  14. smithplyr

    smithplyr Supporting Member

    Oct 22, 2009
    Northern Virginia
    It`s good maybe that you keep your local legends,Maybe you need to branch out a bit more!!,TS is one of the best Blues Bassist in the Music world, What rock have you been living under???
     
  15. Tanner5382

    Tanner5382

    Sep 26, 2010
    Canton, GA
    I don't understand this point of view. Most people in the world haven't heard of many legendary players, an obvious example being James Jamerson. Does this make him any less of a player?
    Conversely, Sid Vicious is quite famous. Does that him a legendary bass player?
     
  16. smithplyr

    smithplyr Supporting Member

    Oct 22, 2009
    Northern Virginia
    Cool link!,This man has taught me a lot from all the way back to the Johnny Winter days!!,Thanks for the post!!
     
  17. Aussie Player

    Aussie Player

    Apr 20, 2011
    I am amazed at counter argument taking the form of personal insults.
    This site is very interesting and very informative in the "Basses" and "Amps" section then it goes to hell after that.

    Once someone asks for an opinion, it goes downhill with a turbo after that.
     
  18. Aussie Player

    Aussie Player

    Apr 20, 2011
    Johnny Winter is famous - yes
    SRV is famous -yes
    Their tailor, chef, bass player? No
     
  19. kapaauguy

    kapaauguy

    Dec 12, 2010
    North Kohala
    A wise man once said "a closed mouth gathers no feet"
    your mouth is full at this point mate.
     
  20. lfmn16

    lfmn16 Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2011
    charles town, wv
    Disclosures:
    I'm a Fuzzrocious-aholic. It's been one week since I bought my last Fuzzrocious pedal.
    Let's make a list of all of the legendary Australian bass players:

    1. none
    2. none
    3. none
    4. none
    5. none
    I guess that covers it! :D

    I've been listening to Tommy since Johnny Winter And Live came out.
     
  21. Hawkbone

    Hawkbone

    Mar 23, 2009
    Newfoundland
    well man, for anyone who digs into music past the front man, Tommy Shannon is a legend!

    For anyone who says "Led Zeppelin? Yeah, he's great", maybe not.
     



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