The Bass Space: Profiles of Classic Electric Basses

Willie G. Moseley, Foreword by Tim Bogert

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The long-awaited, definitive book for lovers of the low-end. Willie G. Moseley, Senior Writer for Vintage Guitar Magazine, profiles more than 100 historic and unique electric bass models from such makers as Alembic, Danelectro, Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, Guild, Hamer, Kramer, Rickenbacker, and many others. Rare and legendary instruments, from the earliest attempts at amplified basses in the mid-1930s to the cutting-edge instruments of today, are presented in more than 250 color and period photos. The main feature of this book is the exclusive coverage of historic and one-of-a-kind basses owned and played by such famed musicians as: Bill Black (Elvis Presley), Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge), Mark Egan (Pat Metheny Group), John Entwistle (The Who), Paul Goddard (Atlanta Rhythm Section), Bruce Hall (REO Speedwagon), Greg Lake (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), Benjamin Orr (The Cars), Tom Petersson (Cheap Trick), Carl Radle (Derek and the Dominos), Gene Simmons (Kiss), Steve Wariner, and others.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 250 color and b/w photos | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764355226

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Author/columnist/lecturer Willie G. Moseley is the Senior Writer for Vintage Guitar Magazine, and columnist/News Editor Emeritus for Tallapoosa Publishers, Inc. He resides with his wife Gail and their daughter Elizabeth in "Hank Williams Territory" (central Alabama). This is his tenth book.