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Cliff Burton's Pinky?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Al3x, Mar 14, 2013.


  1. Al3x

    Al3x

    May 15, 2011
    Austin, TX
    In every single concert footage and pictures of him, his pinky is sticking straight out, almost like it's broken. At first, I thought he had just broken it, but like I said, every picture and every concert footage I could find has his pinky sticking out.

    I tried playing some Metallica with the finger sticking out, and if anything it made it harder to keep up with two fingers, and forget about playing with three.

    So does anyone know what happened/why he did this?
     
  2. 4stringfiend

    4stringfiend

    Jan 15, 2012
    SF Bay Area
    He tore a tendon in his hand with a fish hook when he was a yungun.
     
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