- Greenville, SC, USA
Male, from Greenville, SC, USA
- paddydaddyo was last seen:
- Apr 3, 2017
- Greenville, SC, USA
- Current Setup:
Franken-Fender ‘51 Precision Clone “Slabosaurus Rex”
1982 Ibanez Roadster RS824BB "Mo"
Franken-Fender Precision "Forest Thump, Jr."
1981 Peavey T-40 "Sherman"
2014 Gibson USA EB "Oroville"
- Favorite Genres:
- Anything with soul.
- Gigs and Ensembles:
Soul Intent (Motown/Stax/Soul and R&B group)
Daddyo & the De Villes (Jump-Blues/Jive/Swing/Early-R&B and R'n'R combo)
- Previously Owned Gear:
Oh god ... please. Really, I can't even BEGIN to list a third of a century of gear hound activity here!
Here is my best effort to list the basses I've actually owned
(chronological order of ownership, first to last):
197? El Cheapo Japanese P-Bass Copy (my first bass)
1981 Hondo II P-Bass Copy
1977 Guild B-301 (my first really good quality instrument)
1972 Fender P-Bass (Olympic White w/ Tort scratch plate!)
1984 Peavey Foundation
197? Eko Violin Bass
1985 Steinberger XL-2A (in custom white finish)
1963 Fender P-Bass (AKA, "The One That Got Away")
1981 Gibson Victory Standard
1980 Music Man StingRay
1991 Epiphone Thunderbird
1978 Music Man StingRay
1993 Music Man StingRay
Fender Jazz Bass Fretless
1988 Fender Precision Bass Special
Steinberger Spirit 4
Fender Precision Bass Lyte
1977 Music Man StingRay (dead-mint natural finish 'Ray, in the original case with tags & MM strap!)
1984 Guild Pilot
DeArmond Pilot 5 (first 5-string attempt)
DeArmond Pilot Deluxe 5 (second 5-string attempt)
2001 Fender ‘51 Reissue P-Bass
1980 Ibanez RS-924
1978 Peavey T-40
2001 Warwick FNA JazzMan
1999 Warwick Streamer Standard
Fender Deluxe Active Jazz
Fender ‘57 Reissue P-Bass
Washburn/Custom Bootsy Collins “Space Bass”
Music Man S.U.B. 5-string (third 5-string attempt … why do I keep doing this?)
1981 Aria Pro II Cardinal
1999 Warwick Thumb
2008 Fender Squier Jazz
2006 Fender Squier Vintage-Vibe P-Bass
Schecter Stiletto Exotic 4
1996 Music Man StingRay 5 (fourth 5-string attempt … do you know the definition of crazy?)
2003 Cort GB74
1994 Roscoe LG3005 Custom (fifth and final 5-string attempt … lesson learned)
1989 Music Man StingRay 4 Piezo
And, as crazy as it sounds ... I just KNOW I am forgetting something!
- G.A.S. List:
1960 Fender Precision, Olympic White, rosewood board w/ clay dots, tort pickguard.
1974 Fender Jazz, Aztec Gold, bound maple board w/ MOTO blocks, MOTO pickguard.
- Influences and Teachers:
- Jamerson, Bernard, Philo, The Ox, Jaco, Rocco, Duck, Louis, Flea, Edgar, Vic, Oteil, Mr. Porter, anyone tasty ...
- Hobbies and Interests:
- Music is pretty much all-consuming.
Signature"We had a band powerful enough to turn goat piss into gasoline!"
Donald "Duck" Dunn