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Happy birthday Mel!

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by 73jbass, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. 73jbass

    73jbass Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2004
    Happy birthday to my biggest bass influence Mel Schacher of Grand Funk Railroad fame. Born on this day in 1951. Thanks Mel!!!!
  2. svtb15


    Mar 22, 2004
    Austin,TX - McKinney,TX - NY,NY, - Nashville,TN
    I play it all. Whatever works for the gig
    +1 Grew up listening to GFR.. It was my first concert.. I was 13 and saw them in Madison Square Garden.
  3. tomshepp


    Jan 11, 2006
    Maynard MA
    Love the tone he got! Huge! Happy Birthday Mel! Thanks for posting this. I love that album cover too.
  4. zillo


    Jun 5, 2003
    Just watchd a you tube vid of Inside Looking Out from 1969...absolutely nasty tone and playing (in the best way). Great bass player,,,driving and melodic.
  5. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    Love them also Happy B Day!!!!!
  6. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Same here.
    Wow, depressing that he's only 7 years older than me.
  7. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    One of my first Rock shows was GFR.
    Wow I was born in 1952.
    How time flies.
  8. tomshepp


    Jan 11, 2006
    Maynard MA
  9. dcarwin


    Feb 11, 2013
    Hell Yes.

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