1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  

OldFenderPlayer
Last Activity:
Apr 2, 2020 at 9:47 PM
Joined:
Nov 19, 2010
Messages:
510
Likes Received:
440
Trophy Points:
63
Gender:
Male
Location:
Richmond, Virginia

Share This Page

OldFenderPlayer

Male, from Richmond, Virginia

I know two songs - one is Dixie and the other isn't. US Grant Apr 27, 2017

OldFenderPlayer was last seen:
Apr 2, 2020 at 9:47 PM
    1. OldFenderPlayer
      OldFenderPlayer
      I know two songs - one is Dixie and the other isn't. US Grant
      1. DiabolusInMusic likes this.
  • Loading...
  • Loading...
  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Richmond, Virginia
    Current Setup:
    Four-string basses and as many tube amps as the local Craigslist will allow.
    Favorite Genres:
    I like any music that has a great bass line.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Canary Promise (original rock songs; some friends have said it sounds similar to Radiohead, while others say the Dave Mathews Band); Haversack and Hardtack String Band.
    Previously Owned Gear:
    The only gear I regret selling is an SWR Goliath Sr. I thought my rock-n-roll days were over and it set unplayed for a few years. It was big and heavy but easy to move because of the built-in wheels and rear handle. I've since replaced it with an Ampeg SVT 410HE and I'm happy with the trade-off.
    G.A.S. List:
    I wish I would have bought that early 1970s Fender Precision Bass for $500 at a music store several years ago. It was one of the most comfortable, nicest sounding, broke-in basses I've played. But you live and learn. I recently bought a Nash P-Bass relic and its as nice as the one I passed on, but it cost over 3 times the price!
    Influences and Teachers:
    #1 is Stanley Sheldon (bassist on Frampton Comes Alive), #2 is Joe Byrd (jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd's bass-playing brother .. as a youngster I couldn't play Charlie's licks on this records, but I COULD play Joe's bass lines .... that and breaking the G and high E srings on my guitar led me to play bass).
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Bicycle riding; motorcycles; collect AM tube radios.

    Signature

    I know two songs - one is "Dixie" and the other isn't. U.S. Grant

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.