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Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by organworthyplayer337, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. organworthyplayer337

    organworthyplayer337 Professional Hack

    Oct 28, 2014
    Charlotte, NC
    As you all know; we live in a Guitar Centered world. It's so guitar centered that we have to buy our Bass Strings Online.

    And to make it as a bassist, you need to have courage. Courage is a Musicians Friend. You need to step out and be heard. All while holding it down. It's hard?

    It's starts when we're young. Making Music easy as 123. Then we get Elderly leaving a lot of great music and our Best Bass Gear behind us for others to enjoy, though many continue on. No matter what, we celebrate. Because we made a difference. Our beautiful low-end rezZounds through the world. It's us.

    So let us drink the Sweetwater of being bass players for we make the world AND Music Go Round!

    It's hard.
    It's us.

    meteor, sissy kathy, NigelD and 8 others like this.
  2. jthisdell

    jthisdell Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2014
    Roanoke, VA
    I switched to bass forty some years ago because there seemed to be a lot of guitar players and no bass players. Guess what, it is still true, I have a lot of friends who want me to play with them because there are very few bass players, fewer good ones. Use this to your advantage.
    organworthyplayer337 likes this.
  3. Just call me Sam Ash! I think you've got it.
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  4. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Those of us who inhabit the Lowend appreciate your message. I consider myself a Music Man, and I have an extensive Bass Collection. I even have an Acoustic. Yes, it is a wonderful world we live in.
    NigelD and organworthyplayer337 like this.
  5. JiJ


    Aug 19, 2014
    Loughborough, UK
    Squier :wacky:
  6. RustyAxe


    Jul 8, 2008
    BTW, I like pi too. My favorite is blueberry.
  7. Coolhandjjl

    Coolhandjjl Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2010
    It's a music zoo out there!
  8. ScarfFace

    ScarfFace Supporting Member

    Aug 23, 2014
    La Crosse WI
    If you are hunting for a new Rickenbacker, you might try your luck in the Wildwood!
  9. Now my brain hurts. :***:
  10. bassinflorida

    bassinflorida turn that dang thing down

    Jan 27, 2014
    Tampa, FL
    Don't forget the "Raspberry Pi".
  11. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    That post was too Long; I had to McQuade through it. It was a GAK-ing Musicmesse!
    zontar likes this.
  12. mikefromchurch


    Jan 23, 2014
    At least the importance of the low end has spurred a decent industry for new Sound Gear. Things that enable us to play everything from metal to Jazz with Precision and skill.
  13. jknoxdmd


    Nov 9, 2008
    St. Louis area
    Rhubarb please ))
  14. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    I was literally finishing off a slice of strawberry rhubarb pie when I saw this. Talk about kismet.
  15. zontar


    Feb 19, 2014
    I was trying to figure out a way to work them in--I had the Long part--but the McQuade part you did better than I would have.
    DirtDog likes this.
  16. I am a little Peaveyed at myself for not having any puns to add.
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  17. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    Gwine to run all night
    Gwine to run all day
    Bet my money on da bobtail nag.
    Somebody bid on eBay

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