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Every time you play with more than four strings...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Benjamin Strange, May 19, 2004.


  1. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
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  2. Eyescream

    Eyescream

    Feb 4, 2004
    Knoxville, TN
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  3. haha, that's pretty funny. Though, has anybody ever hear or read anything from Jaco on the subject? Everybody seems to assume that Jaco played 4 strings because he had something against basses with more strings.

    It seems to me that maybe there just weren't many extended range fretless instruments around in those days. The first 5-string I ever played showed up at my local guitar store around 1988 or 1989 (bought it). The first 6-string in 1991 (bought it too). Jaco died in 1987. It may be entirely possible that he never even encountered a 5-string fretless let alone a 6 or 7-string. Jaco was never one to play by the rules. I'd bet that if Jaco had 5 minutes with this:

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    he'd be hooked.

    - Dave
     
  4. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    It's still funny!


    For what it's worth Jaco had a 5 string fretless acoustic tuned E-A-D-G-C that he played a bunch.
     
  5. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    Way to go, Dave. Take a perfectly useless thread and turn it into a serious discussion. :rollno:

    :D
     
  6. My cat's breath smells like cat food.

    - Dave
     
  7. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    That's better.
     
  8. TxBass

    TxBass

    Jul 3, 2002
    Frisco, Texas
    which is why we started feeding ours breath mints... :D
     
  9. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    Hmmm.... I find that to be in rather poor taste.

    Not that I care.

    Don't show it to Jaco's family though.
     
  10. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I'd say it's in poor taste. It's got John Turner and Fieldy - Together!!! Bwah ha ha!
     
  11. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    I first thought you were talking about the kittens.
     
  12. Benny Odd has too much time on his hands.
     
  13. Gard

    Gard Commercial User

    Mar 31, 2000
    Greensboro, NC, USA
    General Manager, Roscoe Guitars
    ...that's why I feed my cats fish food...



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  14. haha, well, you should see the original version. The original one says "Every time you masterbate, God kills a kitten." Hence the "killing kittens" euphamism for masterbation over at Fark.com

    - Dave
     
  15. the eternal battle rages on!!!

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  16. BustinJustin

    BustinJustin banned

    Sep 12, 2003
    NYC, LI too
    who are the brownies yelling at?
     
  17. usually the television.
     
  18. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    I find that offensive. The proper term is Gumbas, I believe. :smug:
     
  19. his name is domo-kun.
    he's like a furry, angry, japaneese dove bar.
     
  20. MY CAT HAS FLEAS!!!

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    - Dave