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#1 Fingerslikesausages

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Posted 11 August 2011 - 12:33 PM

Can anyone give me the definative version of what Billy Boy is actually playing on the original track?
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Posted 11 August 2011 - 12:51 PM

Who is Billy Boy?

The original was recorded by Buddy Holly in 1957.


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Posted 11 August 2011 - 01:43 PM

View Postchris_b, on Aug 11 2011, 01:51 PM, said:

Who is Billy Boy?


Bill Wyman? :)
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Posted 11 August 2011 - 04:41 PM

If you want Bill Wyman's bass line have a listen to this:





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Posted 12 August 2011 - 08:37 PM

This is the song that convinced Joe Strummer he had to be a musician.
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Questioner: How come you never play a 5 or 6 stringer Billy?
Billy Sheehan: "I dont need one, I have my hipshot for lower notes, and I can go to harmonics for higher notes"
Questioner: "do you own any"?
Billy Sheehan: " yes I have two or three, though rarely use them outside an ocassional studio set piece"
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Posted 13 August 2011 - 06:07 AM

View Postdaz, on Aug 12 2011, 09:37 PM, said:

This is the song that convinced Joe Strummer he had to be a musician.

yeh well its convincing me that Im not going to be one :)
does anyone have a clue what the notes are?
Theres a neat little triple in there, but try as i might i can't get close.

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Posted 17 August 2011 - 03:52 PM

View PostFingerslikesausages, on Aug 13 2011, 07:07 AM, said:

yeh well its convincing me that Im not going to be one :)
does anyone have a clue what the notes are?
Theres a neat little triple in there, but try as i might i can't get close.

messge me, i have something that will definately help you. ( I think the triple you mean is B, C#, E ?)

Edited by daz, 17 August 2011 - 03:57 PM.

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Bass guitars with more than 4 strings
Questioner: How come you never play a 5 or 6 stringer Billy?
Billy Sheehan: "I dont need one, I have my hipshot for lower notes, and I can go to harmonics for higher notes"
Questioner: "do you own any"?
Billy Sheehan: " yes I have two or three, though rarely use them outside an ocassional studio set piece"
"I dont like to use them unless I really have to, as when a guy takes a 5 or 6 string bass into the studio, you see the engineers and producers, sighing and shaking their heads" :) (Smiles)
Billy Sheehan: " I have nothing whatseover against 5 or 6 string basses. I just belive that guys dont give themselves a proper chance on the 4 stringer first."
Questioner: How long is 'a proper chance'?
Billy Sheehan: " At least 20 years" (not smiling here, being serious)





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Posted 08 September 2012 - 06:54 AM

Steve Hillage covered this too - on Motivation Radio I think!





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