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what strings does tommy shannon use?

Discussion in 'Strings [BG]' started by fenderbluesdude, Apr 15, 2004.

  1. i belive he uses d'addario slowounds but not totally sure does any body know?
  2. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Probably uses an old set of his favorite strings. On the SRV albums that I have heard it was the typical boomy, blues bass sound. I know several blues bassists and they never change their strings unless one breaks. They try for a thumpy, huge bottom sound and old strings are the ticket for that sound.

    Don't know his exact brand though sorry.
  3. Slater

    Slater Leave that thing alone. Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    I've read several magazine articles/interviews where he said that he uses D'Addario XL's.

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