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Phantom playing huckabee?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by coastward_kid, Jan 4, 2008.

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  1. coastward_kid


    Dec 8, 2007
    I checked out the huckabee clip on youtube.

    Why does the band's bass player play along, and then continue with the exact same tone as the clip ends? His presence is most noticeable when huckabee high-fives the gutiar player and we still hear the same end "accent" as it wraps up on g. there is no hammer on there, either.

    It is obvious that he is playing the proper parts, but it seems fishy when teh above happens and we see the camera pull away during the eights about half way through.

    It's obvious he can play, but was he just thumping along with little in the mix here?
  2. Good point! Did you also know that we never landed on the moon? All that stuff was faked on a movie soundstage while the Apollo astronauts circled the earth. Elvis staged his death and is living on a tropical island with Andy Kaufman and President Kennedy...
  3. the_fonz


    Nov 27, 2006
    Kane, PA
    *wears tinfoil hat*
  4. zarathustra


    Dec 19, 2007
    Most likely the part you were refering to they were just pretend playing at the time. after all sometimes when making a video it's hard to play the right part or sing the right note when doing the weird things that can be done in video's.
  5. MyUsernameHere

    MyUsernameHere ?????????????

    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    Wake up people!

    The truth is here...if you dare to look.

  6. rfclef


    Jan 19, 2007
    Gervais, Oregon
    PEOPLE!!!! Soylent Green is made of PEOPLE!!!!!
  7. you guys are forgetting the newest two
  8. lol
  9. Yes, there MUST have been a second picker, somewhere in the grassy knoll.

    Notice how the Fender J's headstock goes back, and to the left...back, and to the left...back, and to the left.

  10. bassist15


    Mar 6, 2006
    You can see the house bassist playing with the band also. I dont think Huckabee was faking but I think both bassists were playing at the same time.
  11. kevinmoore73

    kevinmoore73 Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2007
    Cleveland, OH
    Huckabee wasn't really playing, it was a guy on the grassy knoll.
  12. Ívar Þórólfsson

    Ívar Þórólfsson Mmmmmm...

    Apr 9, 2001
    Kopavogur, Iceland
    This is the second Huckabee thread I've closed because of posters inability to talk about Huckabee the BASSIST.

    In no way is political discussions or innuendos (religion also) allowed here.

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