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Apparently, this has turned up in the Dubai Hard Rock Café. I only ever used it for posing on TV and bought it because it looked so cool. I got it off a guy who lived in a trailer in St, Pete, Florida for 180 bucks. I think Jack Bruce used one on the Cream revival shows in 2005.

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Hmmm — not the neatest bass mod. you’ll ever see….

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Caption Competiton

Here’s my entry folks…   Keith to Brian: “Did you hear about the bass player who was so depressed about his bad timing he threw himself behind a train?”

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Profile Bass: review

The upcoming issue of Bass Guitar magazine has a review of the Profile bass… here are a few excerpts… Bruce Thomas was known in the middle years of his career for playing a salmon-pink Fender Precision, but this splendid instrument – responsible for many of his best bass parts – was pinched by some callous swine in the 1980s. In that instrument’s continued absence, Thomas has got together with Barry Moorhouse of the Bass Centre to create a bass that … Continue reading

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Oh Well

This review from one Amazon customer puts it so well that I’m now  accused of being ‘him’!    

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New Interview

I’ve just done a new interview for Mr Harry Pye in his excellent  Rebel  magazine.

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Chris Squire 1948-2015

Another one bites the dust.

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A Pensioner Writes

Y0u may recall that not long ago I was involved in an exchange with those two grand gentlemen of letters, Wilf Turnbull and Derek Philpott, who write to various pop songsmiths to point out the anomalies in their lyrics. For example…         Dear Mr. Costello, Re: Everyday I Write the Book I am perplexed my bespectacled friend. Either one is to assume that you pen a tome every twenty-four hours, or you have been working on the … Continue reading

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