What bass is this (Ricky Nelson song)?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Faraday, Nov 6, 2012.


  1. Faraday

    Faraday

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    Does anyone know? Thanks.

  2. grrg63

    grrg63

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    I think its a Kay.
  3. okc-zee

    okc-zee

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    This actual bass used in that film clip was actually up for auction on ebay a few years back..It's a 'Klira' ...Made right down the road from Hofner in Germany..If I remember correctly it was listed as a 59 or 60...
  4. Faraday

    Faraday

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    Thanks. I'll follow up on those leads. I would like to cop that sound. James Burton isn't bad, either.
  5. Faraday

    Faraday

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    any suggestions on getting that sound ?
  6. Thornton Davis

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  7. jlepre

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    Such a tragedy. Rick Nelson went down in that plane crash on NY eve back in the 80's. I heard the news during our Gig.
  8. Faraday

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    Thanks. I would like to dial in that sound, or something close.

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