Does your bass have a name?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by pcollin, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. pcollin


    Dec 22, 2005
    Portland, Maine
    Anyone who plays with any heart knows the connection you make with your bass. It's a special bond. Afterall, B.B. King made "Lucille" famous. I own a totally black Fender Jazz Bass Special (my first bass) and call it "Pearl" Do you have a name for your bass? Just wondering.
  2. There's been a few threads like this. But to answer your question, yes. Janis(fretless p) and Rebirth(fretless j).
  3. whitedk57


    May 5, 2005
    Franklin, NC
    Frankie (because it's a FrankenBass)
  4. Jazper (my jazz)
    Jazmine (my other jazz)
    Jazzer (my 5-string jazz)
    Mustapha (my vintage parts mustang)
    Musulini (my other mustang)
    Prentice (my squier MIK precision)
    Prescilla or Precious (my new fretless precision)

    ...anyone see a pattern emerging?
  5. canopener


    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    Fender Jazz, Fender Precision.
  7. I call my Squire Affinity P-Bass Sap.
  8. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    I used to have a Ric named Rocinante.
  9. Epi Thinderbird- Krist
    Epi Firebird(its a guitar, I know)- Hilel
  10. Nyarlathotep

    Nyarlathotep Banned

    Feb 5, 2006
    West Coast of Canada
    I call mine "Death" cus it sounds so mournful... :D
  11. Left to right: Grace, The Most Beautiful Bass Of All Time(I once had a very pretty Ken Smith that I dubbed 'The Most Beautiful Bass In The World'; I had to top that somehow:D )& Skinny.
  12. Greg Clinkingbeard

    Greg Clinkingbeard

    Apr 4, 2005
    Kansas City area
    Setup and repair/KRUTZ Strings
    '76 P goes by 'the old girl'.
    New spalted maple J goes by 'peanut'
    'The old girl' doesn't get much attention from me anymore. Kinda sad........:crying: :crying:
  13. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
  14. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    I think my drummer might start calling mine "adolf", but he usually holds his hand up in the air and says [in mock german accent] "are you going to play zzzzzz rick-en-back-er...." :rollno: and I say " of coarse " because its my only bass....:bawl:
  15. morf

    morf Banned

    Feb 17, 2006
    My first bass, the Cort Action Bass, was named Lucy after Lucy in the sky with diamonds.

    My second, the Fender P Bass Deluxe, was named after Rita from Lovely Rita.

    I'll probably keep using Beatles songs' girls names for my basses. Next one is an Alembic Persuader. Still haven't decided which name I'll give it, that will probably come after I've tamed the beast though ;)
  16. CrazyArcher


    Aug 5, 2004
    I call mine Ferrari, since it has rich red finish and was made in Italy. :D
  17. I didn't plan on having a name for my bass, but when I got my Bongo, a buddy kept prodding me to name it, so I came up with the only thing appropriate -- "Sex".
  18. phillys


    Feb 4, 2006
    I name my basses Michelle. Well...yeah... any bass that I own will be called Michelle.
  19. Vegiehead


    Jan 23, 2006
    Mines a black Ibaneze and shes called ezmeralda.

    Sorts of witchy in a way i thought.:bag:

    James B
  20. Keeaumoku


    Dec 29, 2004
    'Stuey'... 'cuz it's a Stu Hamm Urge-II.