Phil Lesh Appreciation Society: Enter the Philzone... v2.0

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by j-raj, Dec 27, 2013.

  1. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Indianapolis, IN
    This is a continuation of this thread.
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  2. Zootsuitbass

    Zootsuitbass Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2011
    Number one!!

    I once ran into Phil… I told I was a bass player because of him. He said,,,

    "No man you can't pin that **** one me!"
  3. moonliner


    Jan 22, 2009
    Well,it looks stunning!
  4. twhitedc

    twhitedc Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2011
  5. spacebassed


    Jan 31, 2009
    Here's an updated members list:

    1. spacebassed
    2. edwinhurwitz
    3. bassman10096
    4. PaulMacCnj
    5. Zootsuitbass
    6. MtJam
    7. MrBEAR
    8. FretlessMainly
    9. StrangerDanger
    10. JFMusic
    11. DJ Bebop
    12. BluesWalker
    13. TwentyHz
    14. bassRunner
    15. Basshappi
    16. Musicphan
    17. Philonius
    18. RDagBasses
    19. Nathan Levine
    20. bmb73
    21. HolmeBass
    22. twhitedc
    23. RCCollins
    24. N.F.A.
    25. Bassman8416
    26. TigerInATrance
    27. Passinwind
    28. sven kalmar
    29. kbodonne
    30. micgtr71
    31. ChrisPbass
    32. joe vegas
    33. Todd GT5
    34. Big Brother
    35. Dave Klausner
    36. OOTB68
    37. walkinbluez
    38. MLysh
    39. Rev J
    40. jhuss88
    41. baba
    42. preside
    43. zfunkman
    44. StephenR
    45. geeza
    46. BoxofRain
    47. sleepy_monkey
    48. shakman
    49. The Bartender
    50. Modulicious
    51. Slowburn
    52. conebeckham
    53. jcpassport1
    54. Dee-man
    55. oldleftybass
    56. Popps
    57. EMF
    58. Harpo61
    59. Mound of Sound
    60. enjoytheband
    61. mhandley16
    62. moonliner
    63. PlaysAJunker
    64. Bassman316
    65. MarkBC
    66. silvertone
    67. andertone
    68. MIMJAZZ
    69. Rob S
    70. Duuuuuuuuuude
    71. SolarMan
    72. MellyMel
    73. Dig Wilbur Ware
    74. Slough Feg Bass
    75. Brondle
    76. Meddle
    77. Bassmanmike1
    78. smokin-bear
    79. ShrewTamer
    80. CosmicRay
    81. Border
    82. boomboom4200
    83. Dr Improbable
    84. soflbass
    85. Staredge
    86. phoenixjmw
    87. wisconsindead
    88. VinylMike
    89. StrumUndDrang
    90. Whit Townsend
    91. taylor16
    92. flatback09
    93. Lupob6
    94. thunesBARROW
    95. DblG
    96. Vintagefiend
    97. uglyrumor
    98. HCEarwicker
    99. Trayster2
    100. brainfeargone
    101. causeBASS

    Just let me know if I missed anybody or you'd like a number issued.
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  6. Aussie Player

    Aussie Player

    Apr 20, 2011
    Never heard of him. (Genuine comment)
    I gather he is famous in the US?
    What band was he in?
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  7. spacebassed


    Jan 31, 2009
    That would be the Grateful Dead... kinda famous, yes. :D
  8. MLysh


    Oct 11, 2007
    Please forward to Phil immediately. He'll get a big kick out of it.
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  9. FretlessMainly


    Nov 17, 2010
    Joe: Thanks for bringing this one back to the top. But really? Seastones? To each his own! Here's another unheralded performance: 3/23/72.

    A very cool minor interpretation of Feelin' Groovy pops up around 15:15 and eventually evolves into a killer hoe-down (or is it a hootenanny?) Major key version of Feelin' Groovy at 16:15 (Theme hits for real at 17:06).
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  10. outstanding Dark Star! and of course, Phil's tone...
    them's the days...
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  11. Any philheads here play the new guild starfire bass? Any thoughts or soundbites I could check out?
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  12. :D
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  13. kohntarkosz

    kohntarkosz Inactive

    Oct 29, 2013
    Edinburgh - Scotland
    My guess would be that you need a neck pickup for effective 'Philbombs', but maybe that is just me. :)
  14. spacebassed


    Jan 31, 2009
    Yeah, I wouldn't want a single bridge pickup for doing the Phil thing. I generally favor the neck pup with the bridge blended to taste. I've also heard there have been a lot of QC problems with those Starfires. Definitely wouldn't buy one sight unseen.
  15. sigh, Thats how I feel spacebassed. Being as broke as I am, I dont know if I can take the risk with it. And apparently no one in Wisconsin sells these. Maybe ill just darkstar my squire?
  16. kohntarkosz

    kohntarkosz Inactive

    Oct 29, 2013
    Edinburgh - Scotland
    Maybe try looking for the '90s Starfire reissue branded as Dearmond? I know the body shape is not exact, but they were routed for two pickups.

    There are other options. You could mod an Epi Jack Casady bass?
  17. Yea ive been lookin for a dearmond but theyre harder to find than I wouldve thought.

    Unfortunately the jack casady bass is long scale. Too bad, id love to have the silver burst, its a beauty.
  18. spacebassed


    Jan 31, 2009
    Wisconsindead, I might be able to help you out on your quest to Phil-hood. I'll PM you. :bassist:
  19. spacebassed


    Jan 31, 2009
    Congratulations to Phil for becoming a grandfather!!

    Phil's son Brian welcomed his own son into the world yesterday... Levon Lesh (named after the late, great Levon Helm, of course). :D