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Tommy Shannon is better than Flea...

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Cadillac_Mike, Mar 7, 2021.

  1. 421JAM

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    Ive never seen any video of them playing together. I’d love to see that. This is the photo in the booklet. This looks like a painted headstock to me. The color of the front of the headstock is clearly a different color than the side of the headstock. Whether that’s Tommy Shannon’s bass or not, I don’t know, but that’s what the booklet says. [​IMG]

    Well, I can’t seem to get the image to work. Nevertheless, the headstock color, or any detail about the instrument, is a detail that doesn’t really matter. The interesting part to me is the connection between Shannon and Hendrix.

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  2. E5RSY

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    Yep, I know the image you're talking about. And, yes, the headstock was definitely painted. Just never seen Tommy playing that bass, nor do I know it belonged to him.
     
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    Thanks for the head's up! If I had looked more closely I would have seen it (or at least I would have noticed that it was definitely older than mine: the 1966 ones had the big block inlays...)
     
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    I doubt either one of them would swap that well into the other's situation. Shannon is probably more flexible, and able to fit into a larger variety of bands, genres etc?
     
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