Who played a Firebird bass?
John Entwistle: The images of Entwistle plucking magic from his two 1964 Thunderbirds are among the most indelible in bass history.
Are Thunderbirds good basses?
Overall, this is one of the best basses I’ve seen, quality-wise, in any price range. Not even the Gibson Thunderbird is that much better than this. Having said that, I think this bass is worth more than its actual price.
What type of bass is a Thunderbird?
The Epiphone Thunderbird bass was quickly embraced by rock and rollers in the States, the UK, and Europe and today, is still the ultimate rock and roll low-end machine. Building upon the long-term success of the classic Thunderbird, Epiphone introduces the Thunderbird E1 Classic-IV Bass.
Who used Gibson bass?
Mike Watt (The Stooges) His role as bassist in the reunited configuration of the legendary punk band, the Stooges, solidified his reputation as a powerhouse musician. Speaking with Flyguitars.com about his love of the Gibson EB-3, Watt said, “I like the character of the Gibson.
Are Thunderbird Basses heavy?
Two well-placed pickups put out plenty of volume, plus tonality that ranges from thick to punchy. Though it features a substantial body shape, this bass is lightweight and very comfortable for holding down the bottom end onstage.
How much is a Thunderbird bass?
The new G2 Thunderbird Bass captures the timeless thick, powerful punch of Simmons’ low-end sound, while still meeting the musical needs of modern bassists. Produced in extremely limited-edition, the new release is available online at SamAsh.com for $2799.
Are Thunderbird bass pickups humbuckers?
The pickups in today’s Thunderbird IV—two vintage-style TB Plus humbuckers—both capture and recreate the classic attributes of those early Gibson basses. The TB plus humbuckers are traditional hum-cancelling bass pickups with ceramic magnets.
How long is a Thunderbird bass?
The Epiphone Thunderbird has a scale length of 34″ which is more or less a universal standard for basses.
How much does a Thunderbird bass weigh?
|Outputs||1/4″ Mono, Metal Jack Plate|
|Typical Weight (+/- 5%)||8.7 lbs|
How many frets does a Thunderbird bass have?
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