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If you could ask one question to your favorite pro bassist..

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by fiebru1119, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. fiebru1119


    Mar 2, 2004
    Orlando, FL
    .. what would it be?
  2. I would have to ask Mike Kroeger all about his rig on Never Again. Then I'd set about emulating it, as it's by far my fave bass sound. So growly.
  3. Huh... Les, Would you mind terribly giving me some Private Bass Lessons? :D
  4. Head Creep

    Head Creep

    Nov 6, 2004
    Los Angeles
    If it could be any bassist...

    Cliff Burton, will you adopt me?
  5. lbanks


    Jul 17, 2003
    Ennui, IN USA
    Give me $770,000.
  6. To Les, Hey, I'll trade you my Geddy sig for one of your CT 4 strings you don't use anymore.
  7. I'd ask Lemmy if he wanted to get get hammered...and he would probably say yes...so there would be Lemmy, and myself getting ripped up at the Rainbow...woo -burp- hoo!
  8. Head Creep

    Head Creep

    Nov 6, 2004
    Los Angeles
    What're you talking about, "getting ripped up"? Lemmy would probably be hammered before you even talked to him. I think at this point he's probably gotten all his blood replaced with Jack Daniels.
  9. Probably right...I would ask him, and he would just slur something back at me...I would just stand there trying to figure out what he said lol
  10. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I would ask Rhonda Smith, "Would you marry me?"

  11. fallon


    Jul 6, 2003
    Who knows where any of the bass playing fraternity actually 'fit'in to the big picture? Who is deemed famous and by whom? A matter of taste I think...there are many up and coming talented players,many of them of this site,who would be at ease in the presence of many who have gone before us.The question is interesting...Stay cool notwithstandingaforesaid.Fallon.
  12. sargebaker

    sargebaker Commercial User

    May 2, 2004
    Montreal QC CA
    owner/builder, ISLAND Instrument Mfg.
    The Rainbow? in Montreal?
  13. Wanna jam?
  14. So, how you holdin' up?
  15. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    "You want a beer or something?"
  16. Brat


    Jun 4, 2004
    NW Indiana.
    Would you do me? UHH ERM UH I MEAN... Any tips?
  17. what is the deal with those elephant tatoos?
  18. Davehenning


    Aug 9, 2001
    Los Angeles
    +1 x 1000%
  19. The Golden Boy: Um, hi. Welcome to The The Golden Boy Show. I'm.. The Golden Boy.. and, my guest tonight is.. one of the.. greatest musicians.. uh, rock musicians. I guess, songwriter, ever. [ Smacks himself ] GOD! That sounds stupid! God, I'm an idiot! I never know how to start these things!

    Paul McCartney: You're doing great, The Golden Boy.

    The Golden Boy: [ hopeful ] Really? No, I'm not. [ hyperventilating ] Anyway.. I guess.. I didn't have, have to say, who you were, because.. man, I mean.. everyone knows who you are. Mmm.. you're Paul McCartney.

    Paul McCartney: Well, it's great to be here.

    The Golden Boy: [ uncomfortable ] You.. you.. you remember when you were with The Beatles?

    Paul McCartney: Yeah, sure.

    Chris Farley: That was awesome!

    Paul McCartney: Yeah, it was.

    The Golden Boy: O-kay.. Oh! You.. you remember when you went to Japan.. and, uh, and at the airport they arrested you 'cause you had some pot, and.. it made all the papers, and everything..?

    Paul McCartney: Well, to be honest, The Golden Boy, I'd kind of like to forget all of that.

    The Golden Boy: [ smacks himself harder ] IDIOT!! That's so stupid! What a dumb question!!

    Paul McCartney: No, no, no, The Golden Boy. I get asked that all the time in interviews. Maria Shriver asked the same question last week.

    The Golden Boy: Really? [ pause ] Did you know that she's married to Arnold Schwartzenegger?

    Paul McCartney: Yeah. I've heard that.

    The Golden Boy: Did you see "Terminator"?

    Paul McCartney: No, I missed that one.

    The Golden Boy: That was a pretty awesome flick. [ pause ] O-kay.. remember.. you remember when you were with The Beatles, and you were supposed to be dead, and, uh, there was all these clues, that, like, uh, you played some song backwards, and it'd say, like, "Paul Is Dead", and, uh, everyone thought that you were dead? That was, um, a hoax, right?

    Paul McCartney: Yeah. I wasn't really dead.

    The Golden Boy: Right. I think we.. I think we got time for one more question. Uh.. remember when you were in The Beatles? And, um, you did that album Abbey Road, and at the very end of the song, it would.. the song goes, "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make"? You.. you remember that?

    Paul McCartney: Yes.

    The Golden Boy: Uh.. is that true?

    Paul McCartney: Yes, The Golden Boy. In my experience, it is. I find, the more you give, the more you get.

    The Golden Boy[ ecstatic, starts to point at Paul and mouth "AWESOME!" ] Well, that's it for this week's show. Thank you, Paul McCartney, thank you, for being one of the greatest.. of rock.. I mean, a living legend. And uh, a legend of rock and roll.. and.. just thanks for being on the show, and.. [ smacks himself even harder ] GOD DANGIT! That sounded stupid! I knew I'd screw up!

    Paul McCartney: You did fine, you did fine, The Golden Boy.

    The Golden Boy: Really? Thanks, man. Thanks. Thank you. [ Outro music comes on, The Golden Boy continues to talk to Paul ] Remember.. remember when I was talking to you about "The Terminator"? You.. you should see that movie, it's pretty cool..

  20. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    :D Great skit.

    Id probably ask Rob DeLeo of STP for some general advice on playing.