Fender Bass for Britain

The book "A Fender Bass for Britain" tells the story of a rare bass guitar made in 1966, the heyday of classic rock bands.

Fender Bass for Britain

Author: Barry Matthews

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ISBN: 9781438946627

Page: 56

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The book "A Fender Bass for Britain" tells the story of a rare bass guitar made in 1966, the heyday of classic rock bands. Only a few of this particular bass with it's unique combination of features were ever made, and they mostly came to Britain. There are many Pictures of John Entwistle and others, with the bass, never been seen or published before. This book tells of the man that made them, the men that played them and where some of them ended up. The book features interviews with the stars that used the bass, such as John Entwistle of The Who, Chip Hawkes of The Tremeloes and a number of others. The author, Barry Matthews, came across this bass in the Seventies and was intrigued. Then, in the Nineties, he started a systematic search to track them down and write the story behind them. He has travelled to the USA and to a number of places in England in the process of compiling this fascinating account.

60 Years of Fender

Now color me Jazz Fender's fine new electric bass guitar was the Jazz Bass
model. ... chart that illustrated samples of all the available color options, while
over in Britain the new Fender distributor published its first advertisement (right).

60 Years of Fender

Author: Tony Bacon

Publisher: Backbeat Books

ISBN: 1476855501

Page: 144

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(Book). 60 Years of Fender gives a year-by-year history of the most successful electric guitar maker. In 1950, Leo Fender introduced to the world the solidbody electric guitar the instrument known as the Telecaster. He soon added two more classics: the Precision Bass (1951) and the Stratocaster (1954). Fender's sleek, adaptable guitars have since fueled modern music from country to rock and have been heard in the hands of virtually every guitarist of note, from Buddy Holly to Kurt Cobain, from Eric Clapton to John Mayer. Illustrated with an unrivaled gallery of color photographs of instruments, players, and memorabilia, this revised and updated edition expands upon 50 Years of Fender , covering nine more years of the Fender story.

Squier Electrics

(Bass guitars are beyond the scope of this book and will only be mentioned
occasionally and in passing.) ... Most important sales-wise was CBS/Fender Ltd
in England, which distributed to the UK and Germany and to the Benelux
countries ...

Squier Electrics

Author: Tony Bacon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1476856419

Page: 160

View: 612

SQUIER ELECTRICS: 30 YEARS OF FENDER'S BUDGET GUITAR BRAND

The Beatles Encyclopedia Everything Fab Four

... with “Twist and Shout” in support of the Rock 'n' Roll Music compilation on June
25, 1976, in the United Kingdom. ... and six-string Fender bass; Harrison on his
Fender Telecaster and Fender Jazz Bass; and McCartney on his Rickenbacker, ...

The Beatles Encyclopedia  Everything Fab Four

Author: Kenneth Womack

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440844275

Page: 621

View: 398

This condensed paperback encyclopedia documents the enduring cultural impact and musical legacy of the Beatles, providing readers with a one-stop resource to the Fab Four's compelling story and breadth of achievements. • Provides an easy-to-use, single-volume condensed version of the hardcover edition of Greenwood's The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four • Presents expansive, detailed information about the Beatles' lives and their iconic music that secured their place in history • Analyzes the Beatles' body of work, including collective efforts and solo releases, and identifies the significant people, places, and events that impacted their work • Includes a selected bibliography of print and electronic resources that are accessible and useful to students and general readers alike

The Bass Book

At first his job was to check and adjust the Burns basses and guitars that Ampeg
were importing from Britain . Ampeg ... They would say they ' d lost jobs because
the studio wanted a Fender bass and they only played double bass . ” Ampeg ...

The Bass Book

Author: Tony Bacon

Publisher: Backbeat Books

ISBN:

Page: 176

View: 252

The first full-color, comprehensive history, tracing the entire development of one of the 20th century's most important musical instruments. Based on firsthand interviews with primary inventors and makers of past and present bass guitars, this new book examines the birth of the instrument, its popularization during the 1960s and 1970s, and modern variations of the instrument.

Coda

... drums ; Harold Danko , electric piano ; Al ( Slim ) Johnson , Fender bass ;
Woody Herman , clarinet , alto sax , soprano sax . ... MARY Lou WILLIAMS
TUSSEIN peter 60255 hot record Store - looking for jazz or blues LPs on British
labels ? the ...

Coda

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Beat Instrumental Songwriting Recording

PREC BASS Narrow / N FENDER JAZZ BASS M / N FEND . MUSTANG ... It's not
just a microphone but a com Cabaret – an all - British designed and plete radio
system that's simple to engineered product from Reslo . use and so reliable .

Beat Instrumental   Songwriting   Recording

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Sound International

This problem of alternative tradenames also afflicted Hagstrom instruments in the
UK , the majority sold on the home market during ... 2 and Bass versions ) bore
more than a passing resemblance to the Fender Stratocaster , at least in outline .

Sound International

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Play Like Elvis

17 Watts? is the hilarious chronicle of the rise of rock guitar in Britain and the superstars it spawned.

Play Like Elvis

Author: Mo Foster

Publisher: Sanctuary Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781860742859

Page: 350

View: 132

17 Watts? is the hilarious chronicle of the rise of rock guitar in Britain and the superstars it spawned.

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music

Felix arrived in the UK during the early 60s at a time when several US folk
singers , including Paul Simon and Jackson C . Frank , had ... It was Fender ,
along with Californian neighbours Les Paul and Paul Bigsby , who spearheaded
the forthcoming wave of electric guitars . ... into electric basses in 1951 with the
Precision and then the Jazz Bass ( 1960 ) , Bass VI ( 1962 ) and the Telecaster
Bass ( 1968 ) .

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music

Author: Colin Larkin

Publisher: Virgin Books Limited

ISBN:

Page: 512

View: 140

The aim of this book is to provide a complete handbook of information and opinion about the history of the music of the 1960s. There are over 1000 entries on the bands, musicians, songwriters, producers and record labels of this decade, everyone who had any significant impact on the development of rock and pop music. From the Beatles-led British invasion of America to the States' own pop figures such as the Beach Boys, from the rise of Motown and Atlantic, to the arrival of psychedelia, this encylopaedia aims to answer any query about any aspect of 60s music. As well as the giants of the decade, the book also includes those artists who flourished briefly such as Scott McKenzie and Annette Funicello.

Down Beat

I notice a Fender bass in there ; that could have been Monk Montgomery . I don ' t
know who was on tenor or ... Quite a few musicians , orchestrators , and
arrangers I ' ve spoken to here feel that they record better in England . I don ' t
agree .

Down Beat

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The contemporary music magazine.

Musician

While many British groups today are doing that each member of the group held
dear , so the idea of using their best to ... we have a sort of devout David Steele (
bass ) : Fender Precision bass through an Ampeg cult following that might get us
 ...

Musician

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Jazz Forum

... baritone Fritz Pauer ( Austria ) , piano , electric piano ; Lucas Lindholm (
Sweden ) , Fender bass ; and Philip Catherine ... over on a tour by the famous
American impresario Norman Granz and Jack Higgins of Britain's MAM
Organization .

Jazz Forum

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Million Selling Records from the 1900s to the 1980s

With his group , The Rebels ( saxophone , fender bass and drums ) , it was not
long before they were signed to Jamie Records with subsequent TV and
personal appearances , first in the U . S . A . and later in England . Eddy sold five
million ...

Million Selling Records from the 1900s to the 1980s

Author: Joseph Murrells

Publisher: B. T. Batsford Limited

ISBN:

Page: 530

View: 519

Kronologisk fortegnelse over kunstnere og orkestre, som har fået solgt en million plader eller mere

The Book of Golden Discs

It reached No 18 and was 14 weeks in the U . S . A . bestsellers , and reached No
4 in Britain . ... With his group , The Rebels ( saxophone , fender bass and drums
) , it was not long before they were signed to Jamie Records with subsequent ...

The Book of Golden Discs

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Publisher: London : Barrie & Jenkins

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Page: 413

View: 741

"The records that sold a million"--Cover.

Blues Soul

I noticed a lot of it was to do with the bass player , ... Murray hedged his play a
Fender bass . ... I usually sing better in Ronettes who , as you know and that ' s
where my reputation England . weren ' t on Motown , and came from because I
kept ...

Blues   Soul

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The Encyclopedia of Popular Music Brown Marion Dilated Peoples

Carthy is an outstanding artist , respected by his peers and a giant of British folk
music . • ALBUMS ... Her playing , mostly on nylon - stringed acoustic guitar with
occasional outings on Fender bass guitar , is potent and driving . Her solos ...

The Encyclopedia of Popular Music  Brown  Marion   Dilated Peoples

Author: Colin Larkin

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Containing 27,000 entries and over 6,000 new entries, the online edition of the Encyclopedia of Popular Music includes 50% more material than the Third Edition. Featuring a broad musical scope covering popular music of all genres and periods from 1900 to the present day, including jazz, country, folk, rap, reggae, techno, musicals, and world music, the Encyclopedia also offers thousands of additional entries covering popular music genres, trends, styles, record labels, venues, and music festivals. Key dates, biographies, and further reading are provided for artists covered, along with complete discographies that include record labels, release dates, and a 5-star album rating system.