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Then and Now

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Gravedigger Dav, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    In the thread "I'm too old to..." someone suggested a then and now picture gallery. So show us some old pic and some new. I'll start.


  2. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2001
    Olympia, WA
    Dang. You've been playing bass a long time.

  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    1967, 1981, 2016.



  4. My dad told me about those pants. He said if you didn't shake well enough, even a few drops could make it look like you full on pissed yourself.
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  5. hbarcat

    hbarcat Supporting Member

    Aug 24, 2006
    Rochelle, Illinois
    Is that Tal Wilkenfeld? Nice to see you're moving on from fictional women.
  6. hrodbert696

    hrodbert696 Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dude, that's three different people. Reminds me of a line from the sci-fi novel The Sparrow, spoken by an older married woman: "I've been married to five different men over thirty years, and all five of them were named Charlie Smith."

    (or whatever the name was, I don't remember).
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  7. Gravedigger Dav

    Gravedigger Dav Supporting Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    Fort Worth, Texas
    I started in 1963. I don't have any pictures from then.
  8. twinjet

    twinjet Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Sep 23, 2008
    Well, I'm still young. But here's mine.


    2015 (No 2016 gig pics yet, sorry!)
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  9. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City

    I'll upload a picture of me playing cello in 2006 when I get home.
  10. jmlee

    jmlee Catgut? Not funny. Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2005
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    First, playing bar rock in the mid-80's. Then playing upright these days.

    LocalHero4. JP Ellis Trio, March 4 2009 - 4.
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  11. Then ! Capture_1. and Now ! image5.
  12. I started 1967 no picture on this end either
  13. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    It's easier to merely describe: I ain't so young anymore.
  14. Boarding the train for extended stay at Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrow Home for the Rude:


    Graduation, age 17:

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  15. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City

    Attached Files:

  16. Which one is THEN and which one is NOW ?

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  17. cfsporn


    Aug 20, 2011
    New York City
    That was a then.
  18. the harp unstrung

    the harp unstrung They’s only two things that money can’t buy... Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2014
    On The Bus
    image. 1973...apparently before I learned how to string a bass...or maybe I was thinking that putting out one of my guitar player's eyes was the way to go! image. Cathedral Cove, New Zealand! ...with our grand daughter, Georgia! Jan. 2016...
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2016
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  19. mwbonsall

    mwbonsall Supporting Member

    Aug 2, 2000
    Casa Grande, Arizona

    Tom 2.


    deep in thought.


    nye 2016.

    Nothing shows you have really made it like playing under the BINGO sign at the Moose Lodge on New Years Eve!

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  20. StudioStuntz


    Jul 19, 2015

    We might have dug up one from then:

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