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John Renbourn: 1944 – 2015

It was with much sadness that I learned earlier today that John Renbourn passed away at his home yesterday. Possibly best known for his collaboration with guitarist Bert Jansch as well as his work with the folk group Pentangle, John was also a very successful artist in his own right. …

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Michael Rhodes Video Interview

Michael Rhodes

Dave Fowler Editor-In-Chief When I think of bass players, hit records and Nashville, TN the first name that pops into my head is Michael Rhodes. Michael has been a constant driving force in Nashville for many years now. Playing not only on great country hits like “Born to Boogie” by …

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Jack Bruce Remembered

Jack Bruce

Legendary bassist, Jack Bruce, touched many lives. Our friends at Warwick had the pleasure of building basses for this musical icon. Warwick President, Hans-Peter Wilfer, offers a stirring tribute to his long-time friend and colleague below. “For over thirty years, Warwick has had at the honor of building basses for …

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Suzi Quatro Video Interview

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Suzi Quatro is known for her role as female bass player Leather Tuscadero on the 1970’s hit television show “Happy Days.” Show producer Garry Marshall offered the role without an audition after seeing a picture of her on his daughter’s bedroom wall. I fondly remember seeing her on Happy Days …

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Don Felder Interview

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Bass Frontiers Magazine recently sat down with former Eagle member Don Felder to discuss his humble beginnings in the music industry. Why in the world would a bass guitar magazine interview a guitar player? It’s a little known fact that Don Felder wrote and played the bass line to Hotel …

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Interview: Marty O’Brien

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By Caroline Paone Go from recording session to stage with bassist Marty O’Brien, whose latest post with Lita Ford takes him from one fiery performance to another. Whether it’s playing at Ozzfest or with pop singer Kelly Clarkson, Marty brings his versatile style and gear along for the ride. For …

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