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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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Mustang

This is a quick post of my Mustang Bass for Boris. It won’t be up long — there’ll be a new one on the way shortly. You can hear what I was playing on the link.

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I’ve often thought it…

Roddy Ring has sent this link to the following insightful article in the Santa Barbara Independent, written by the delightful young lady pictured here… (I’m free on Thursdays).

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New Post

So … a new post. It’s the sort of thing I can only get away with once — but I think we’re all getting a bit tired of the hamster… sorry, Guinea Pig.

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