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Dougie Thomson's bass circa Crime of the Century? (Supertramp content)

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by ishouldbeking, Sep 29, 2010.


  1. ishouldbeking

    ishouldbeking

    Feb 5, 2007
    Hollywood, CA
    Endorsing: SIT, Eastwood, Hanson
    Anyone know what Dougie was playing on that album or around that time? I've seen undated but old-looking pics of a Ric and a few Fenders, and I know he went to the Stingray around Breakfast in America, but I'm curious as his recorded tone on Crime of the Century (the album as a whole) is pretty spectacular. Punchy as hell, but round! Great tone. Any info would be great, thanks guys.
     
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  2. PhR

    PhR

    Dec 13, 2005
    Finland
    Many period pics show him with a natural '60s Jazz Bass so that might be one of the basses he used on the album.
     
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  3. IMMusicRulz

    IMMusicRulz Commercial User

    Aug 3, 2020
    Atlanta, GA
    I am a semi-professional musician
    And he also used a Rickenbacker on Crisis? What Crisis?

    Both Crime Of The Century and Crisis? What Crisis? Are great albums. Love Dougie Thomson
     
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