Here’s an early bass guiar (from the National Music Museum):
“The hollow-bodied instrument has no sound holes, only an early blade pickup with hexagonal housing, often called the “Charlie Christian” pickup after the jazz artist who was an early adopter of Gibson’s ES-150 electric arch-top guitar. Although the instrument appears surprisingly modern for its age, it has a long string length suited to upright rather than seated playing, and it is fitted with an extendable endpin…” Read more.
Of course. Of course. Read more.
Listen to it right here. Note: Your browser window will suddenly reduce to a small rectangle; so just resize it. Or if suddenly reduced browser windows freak you out and make your heart beat appraoch flatline status go here and click on the green arrow on the right hand side. By the way, you might want to check out Felder’s account of his years with the Eagles: Heaven and Hell.
Among the 25 we have a floating piano and a snake guitar (which are among the more conservative offerings here). Read more.
It’s sort of like bass guitar meets Man VS Wild.
The Ventures’ lead guitarist (well, one of them) strikes me as a shy quiet guy but here Nokie talks about his life and musical times.