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Classic *insert here* Sound?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Journey55, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. So I've been wondering...what exactly are examples of the 'classic' sounds of basses? I've always pictured these but I could be wrong...
    Classic P-Bass With Flats:

    Are these good examples of the tones or am I simply uninformed/what do you guys consider 'prime examples'?
  2. Dluxe

    Dluxe Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2011
    Austin, TX
  3. Huh, I saw a live video of the song with a Rick but I suppose it was a different guy.
  4. Anybody else have any examples/input?
  5. RJHall


    Dec 25, 2012
    New York City
    Mike Dirnt used a Gibson Ripper for most if not all of Dookie. The signature P bass thing came with the later albums.
  6. CorrosionMedia


    Jul 21, 2012
    Here's a video with a P-Bass, a J-Bass, a Ric and Stingray all in various forms: