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"Rock Goes To College"
12-25-2011, 07:26 AM, (This post was last modified: 12-25-2011, 07:37 AM by Darran.)
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"Rock Goes To College"
Live from Brighton Polytechnic,10th February 1979.

I've just been given a copy for Christmas,who's the fella that introduces them?

*EDIT* It's always a good idea to go to the end and see the credits,it's Pete Drummond. Big Grin
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12-25-2011, 09:14 AM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
Santa was good to Darran!
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12-25-2011, 10:13 AM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
He's been a good boy see. Tongue
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07-01-2016, 12:25 AM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
Some highlights from this performance for me:

- Pete Drummond holding up the Budokan yellow vinyl.
- Tom introducing Rick for his solo spot.
- Tom talking about the Budokan album and introducing Bun.
- Zander's hoarse vocals yet he still gives 110%.

But what bass is Tom playing?
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07-02-2016, 10:03 AM, (This post was last modified: 07-02-2016, 10:05 AM by 12stringbassist.)
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
(07-01-2016, 12:25 AM)Beauvoir Wrote: Some highlights from this performance for me:

- Pete Drummond holding up the Budokan yellow vinyl.
- Tom introducing Rick for his solo spot.
- Tom talking about the Budokan album and introducing Bun.
- Zander's hoarse vocals yet he still gives 110%.

But what bass is Tom playing?

I think Tom's playing an Alembic Series 1 8-string bass - the one he used on the studio version of Gonna Raise hell.
There was a net article that said it belonged to Rick (Pete Comita was later pictured using it).

http://12stringbass.net/tom92x.jpg
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07-02-2016, 10:07 AM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
(07-01-2016, 12:25 AM)Beauvoir Wrote: Some highlights from this performance for me:

- Pete Drummond holding up the Budokan yellow vinyl.
- Tom introducing Rick for his solo spot.
- Tom talking about the Budokan album and introducing Bun.
- Zander's hoarse vocals yet he still gives 110%.

But what bass is Tom playing?

Tom introducing Richard.     Tongue
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07-03-2016, 12:40 AM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
(07-02-2016, 10:03 AM)12stringbassist Wrote:
(07-01-2016, 12:25 AM)Beauvoir Wrote: Some highlights from this performance for me:

- Pete Drummond holding up the Budokan yellow vinyl.
- Tom introducing Rick for his solo spot.
- Tom talking about the Budokan album and introducing Bun.
- Zander's hoarse vocals yet he still gives 110%.

But what bass is Tom playing?

I think Tom's playing an Alembic Series 1 8-string bass - the one he used on the studio version of Gonna Raise hell.
There was a net article that said it belonged to Rick (Pete Comita was later pictured using it).

http://12stringbass.net/tom92x.jpg
 
 Thanks!
I'll have to look into this a bit more.
Do you have a link to support that this is what he used on the studio version of "Gonna Raise Hell"?
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07-05-2016, 06:43 PM,
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RE: "Rock Goes To College"
(07-03-2016, 12:40 AM)Beauvoir Wrote: Do you have a link to support that this is what he used on the studio version of "Gonna Raise Hell"?

Not to hand, but I have read it in an old magazine.
I remember it particularly because I initially started looking for an 8-string bass because of that.
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