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bobyoung53
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bobyoung53

Male, 64, from Millbury Ma.

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Mar 11, 1953 (Age: 64)
    Location:
    Millbury Ma.
    Current Setup:
    Rickenbackers, 85 4003fl, 79 mapleglo 4001, 1965 Gibson EB-3. 2 Ampeg SVT heads, late 70's. 2 70's 8 X 10 SVT cabs, two straightback. 2 Ampeg B-15T's, 1 late 70's Ampeg b-15S, 1 1959 Ampeg Bassamp 835, late 60's Fender bassamp head and cab.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    The Ed Sullivans and fill in gigs with various bands and jams in MA and CT area.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Have played P basses for many years in the past, had an EB-2 (great bass) good with Ric's, I've been using Ampeg since 1975 especially SVT's, have owned 3 different B-15's (1 60's, 2 70's) V-4B, and have used many other Ampegs, have also owned Sunn 2000S heads and cabs, a Marshall Major head, Univox amp. Many Fenders, including Bassmans, Bandmasters and a Showman.
    G.A.S. List:
    60's 4001's pre-CBS Sunburst P bass, pre-CBS Jazz. Another EB-2, EB-1, Gretsch bass, many of the old 60's collectable basses and amps.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Duck Dunn, Willie Dixon, James Jamerson, Joe Osborne, Jack Cassidy, Tim Bogart, Paul McCartney (wouldn't be playing bass if it wasn't for him) many, many 50's and 60's guys on both URB and electric, the unsung heroes. (a few of the 70's Ric players) Chuck Rainey, Ray Brown, Pettiford, Chambers, Ron Carter, Mingus, all the James Brown guys, many, many others. I could be here a week if I really sat down to think about it. This could come down to certain riffs, like the bass solo beginning in It's My Life (Animals) or solo in Liar, Liar (Castaways) many many Beatles tunes and on and on.
    Hobbies and Interests:
    electronics, tube circuitry, antique radios, ham radio

    Signature

    Ampeg Portaflex Club #19
    Official Ampeg Club #202