What has this guy done to this bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Every1TookMyName, Feb 8, 2002.

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    Berry Oakley Jr. is his name... I'm not familiar with him, but I saw him over at bassstreet.com

    Anyways, I noticed there were some modifications done to his bass (check out the pups). Anyone know the specifics or any recordings where this bass was used so I can hear it in action?
  2. ChronicPyromaniac


    Jan 25, 2001
    That's a Guild Starfire pup at the neck, the neck pup was moved between the bridge and bridge pup, and it has all kinds of tone and stuff. Berry Oakley Sr. was the bass player for the Allman Brothers, so I think any of their stuff should have this bass in it. All of this was in the Bass Street magazine (it's on the site, too, somewhere). Berry Jr. just had the Fender Custom Shop build another one of these, apparently.
  3. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    It was appraised at 60k.
  4. LWatford


    Jul 28, 2001
    Helena, AL
    I remember reading that after his dad died, he was playing out with that bass and had no idea it was worth that much.