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Jerry Scheff's Tone

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bachlover, Jan 5, 2014.


  1. Revisited LA Woman yesterday and was really impressed with the tone of Scheff's bass, especially on Hyacinth House. It sounds like a Precision to me. Anyone know?
     
  2. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:

    I'm pretty sure it was a P-Bass. I've seen pictures of Jerry in the studio with the Doors playing a P-Bass.
     
  3. denton57

    denton57 Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2005
    I also believe its a P...played very tastefully :)
     
  4. Very distinctive sound! Never owned a P but I can dial it in on my RBV supposedly. It sounds very much like Scheff's sound on that album.