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A Jamerson B-15 (?) Tuesday night PBS

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by So Low Bass, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. This might be interesting:

    July 24, 2012 at 9:00 PM
    History Detectives

    ...And Eduardo Pagan tries to prove that James Jamerson, a bass player whose bass line drove the Motown sound, owned a battered Ampeg B-15 amp that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will display - but only if inductee Jamerson really owned it.
    Duration: 00:55:15 TVPG CC STEREO

  2. Rocky

    Rocky Banned

    Jul 21, 2000
    Los Angeles
    I can't wait to see this show! I just saw the show with Bob Dylan's guitar..
  3. .BumeStik.


    Jul 15, 2012
    Gilbert, AZ
    Thanks for the Heads Up! Will set the DVR now! :)
  4. Jamerson did own a B-15 and used it primarily on live club dates. He also owned a larger Kustom amp. On Motown tracks however, he and the guitarists plugged in direct to the board.
  5. emor


    May 16, 2004

    They find out it actually belonged to Carol Kaye.
  6. willbassyeah


    Oct 9, 2011
    Wait what's the point of proofing ut to be a ampeg b15 I read it somewhere that he records. His part through a tube di? Now lets find that di
  7. cnltb


    May 28, 2005
    That DI unit is old news. Plenty of pictures of in on the net... and on TB.

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