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bobyoung53
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bobyoung53

Male, 66, from Millbury Ma, USA/Pueblo Libre, Lima, Perú

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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Mar 11, 1953 (Age: 66)
    Location:
    Millbury Ma, USA/Pueblo Libre, Lima, Perú
    Occupation:
    Drinking tea under the sun
    Current Setup:
    Rickenbackers, 85 mapleglo 4003FL, 79 mapleglo 4001, Fender RI 62 Jazz, Fender Hotrod Precision, Fender Tony Franklin fretless, 1965 Gibson EB-3. 1966 Gibson EB-2, 2018 Gibson Thunderbird with Mike Lull pickups, 2 Ampeg SVT heads, late 70's. 2 70's 8 X 10 flatback SVT cabs. 2 Ampeg B-15T's, 1 late 70's Ampeg b-15S, 1 1959 Ampeg Bassamp 835, mid sixties Ampeg B-18, 67 Fender silverface head and 212 large cab, 1967 blackface Fender Dual Showman head.
    Favorite Genres:
    Anything with feeling and some without.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    fill in gigs with various bands and jams in MA and CT area also in Lima, Peru.
    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 70's 4001's pre-CBS Sunburst P basses. EB-1, and many other 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, reading

    Signature

    Ampeg Portaflex Club #19
    Official Ampeg Club #202
    Fender Bassman club #122
    Order of the Tort #2028
    Rickenbacker club #670