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  • Thunder Row Articles

    by Published on 10-19-2012 11:35 AM  Number of Views: 325 

    Hi, folks -

    Over the past few weeks a number of people have approached us about the idea of establishing a scholarship fund for an especially deserving TMBG owner. Toward that end, one member has already offered to donate $500 which the Learning Dock will match, should the fund be created. It is our idea that the recipient of the award will be selected in a blind drawing from among those nominated by contributors. Please give us your thoughts.

    Thanks!
    David
    by Published on 10-17-2012 11:46 AM  Number of Views: 338 

    Any of this year's Fantasy Bass Boot Campers happen to catch a familiar place on ABC's new series, Nashville? Check out where the action's taking place 11:18 into the pilot episode (from which this is a still shot) and let me know if something seems familiar...
    by Published on 10-17-2012 03:45 AM  Number of Views: 528 
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    Raymond Matthews Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an influential American jazz double bassist, known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson among many others.

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    by Published on 10-17-2012 03:30 AM  Number of Views: 274 

    Music Radar Online offers up essential tips for those who play bass onstage. Here's an excerpt from the article:

    "We've all been caught out at gigs for some of the most stupid reasons. Assuming that you've arrived with all gear present here are a few suggestions to help prevent a gig from becoming memorable for all the wrong reasons.

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    by Published on 10-15-2012 06:00 PM  Number of Views: 206 

    From the New York Daily News:

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Musician B.B. Cunningham Jr., a member of Jerry Lee Lewis' band, was killed in a Memphis shootout early Sunday, police said.

    Police said Cunningham was working as a security guard at an apartment complex on Memphis' southeast side, when he heard a gunshot at the neighboring Cherry Crest apartments and went to investigate about 2 a.m., according to The Commercial Appeal.

    For the full article, click HERE.

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    by Published on 10-15-2012 07:00 AM  Number of Views: 1341 
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    Since tomorrow (16 October) is bassman Fred Turner's 69th birthday, I figured we'd give him some limelight.



    Charles Frederick "Fred" Turner (born 16 October 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian rock bassist, vocalist and songwriter, and was a founding member of the 1970s rock band Bachman Turner Overdrive (BTO). He is credited on early Bachman Turner Overdrive and B.T.O. ...
    by Published on 10-11-2012 08:30 PM  Number of Views: 910 
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    NECK: 6 x bolted. Canadian hardrock maple
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    by Published on 10-10-2012 01:00 PM  Number of Views: 699 
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    The Exclusive is our proposal of blending together the simple and accurate principles known from the Essential with the elegance and charm of all the additional finish and build options.

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    by Published on 10-10-2012 04:30 AM  Number of Views: 334 
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    Orange Cable Line

    Reprinted from the Orange website.

    In a segment where newcomers aim for anything but generic, British amp icon fits the bill.

    Whether it’s the screaming orange surfaces or just the psychedelic logo, an Orange amplifier is impossible to mistake ...
    by Published on 10-09-2012 10:00 AM  Number of Views: 278 
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    John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English bass guitarist, songwriter, singer, horn player, and film and record producer who was best known as the bass player for the rock band The Who. His aggressive lead sound influenced many rock bass players. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990.

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