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Grand Funk's "Inside Looking Out"

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by PolkaHero, Apr 3, 2002.


  1. PolkaHero

    PolkaHero Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2002
    Michigan
    How does Mel Schacher get his tone on this song? Fender P-Bass through overdriven Ampeg B-15 Portaflex? Such a phat sound. . .
     
  2. PolkaHero

    PolkaHero Supporting Member

    Jan 5, 2002
    Michigan
    It's a similar tone to the Doors "Waiting for the Sun"
     
  3. gweimer

    gweimer

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Custom-made West amps were Mel's trademark.
     
  4. JimK

    JimK

    Dec 12, 1999
    Hey Gweim-
    Did Schacher play a sunburst P or J?
    I seem to recall a J...

    I always liked his part on "Closer To Home".
     
  5. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hawaii
    Man....did the mention of that song take me back in the time machine:D
     
  6. istaticl

    istaticl

    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    That is an awsome tone. I wish I had the money to get it.
     
  7. gweimer

    gweimer

    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    Every once in a while, a West amp will turn up on E-bay. The company tried to cash in on Grand Funk's success, without going very far. I think the last West I saw went for something in the $400 range. I don't know if the guys that designed the amp are still around or not.