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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

    http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/
     
  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.

    .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

    emor

    May 16, 2004
    kcmo
    SPOILER ALERT




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

    willbassyeah

    Oct 9, 2011
    Singapore
    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

    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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