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Entwistle's Status 8 string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by corinpills, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. corinpills


    Nov 19, 2000
    Boston, MA
    Thought some of you might like to see this photo of me full-on geeking out, playing John Entwistle's 8 -string Status bass at my friend Toby's Who-vault in Hoboken. He bought it and a baritone horn at the Sotheby's auction after John died. Since then, Status has provided him with a bit of background info. It was one of the first Status basses they sent him to check out with the idea that he would design his own. It was originally a 4 string, but the rigidity of the carbon neck made it possible to change the bridge and nut and add 4 more tuners.

    It's a beast of an instrument, perfect for playing "Sister Disco".
  2. COOL!!
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