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paul's bass
« on: July 22, 2004, 08:11:58 PM »

Did paul play a rickenbacker?
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2004, 09:07:41 PM »

It's a Hofner bass I believe
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2004, 12:00:15 AM »

whats a rickenbacker?
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2004, 12:00:38 AM »

his bass was preety cool. It looked like an antique.
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2004, 01:01:29 AM »

I'm pretty sure it's a Hofner bass.  I remember him mentioning at the Grammy's that he used it during the Ed Sullivan Performance, and I know I've met a man that bought one because Paul used it.
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2004, 01:17:48 AM »

Here's a website that lists ALL of his equipment over the years! Just scroll down to the basses section. It's kind of interesting! But then, anything about Paul is interesting to me. ;D
http://www.fabrevival.com.br/max/
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2004, 07:44:43 PM »

I wrote a piece about Paul's bass - it took me hours!!! LOL! It clears up some of the confusion over Paul's early Hofner, and also illustrates the basses he's had over the years. You can read it here:
http://beatles.murashev.com/cgi-bin/Blah/Blah.pl?b=mccartney,m=1081888572

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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2004, 05:38:09 PM »

thanks everyone.
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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2004, 08:38:40 PM »

thats right, if theres a topic as few as one person cares about, you can be sure that the End has researched it painstakingly already.
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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2004, 08:40:57 PM »

The bass that Paul usually used in the early years (the violin shaped one) was a Hofner, the one he used in (for instance) the All You Need Is Love tv special was a Rickenbacker. Those two were his favorites.
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« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2004, 09:46:08 PM »

[quote by=Herecomesyoursun link=Blah.pl?b=mccartney,m=1090527118,s=8 date=1090787920]thats right, if theres a topic as few as one person cares about, you can be sure that the End has researched it painstakingly already.[/quote]

LOL! Is that a compliment!? :)

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Re: paul's bass
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2004, 01:04:04 AM »

of course. ;D 
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