The Fender Precision Bass

When I had played the Hagström for about a year I had saved up enough funds to buy a better bass. I looked around and narrowed my options down to 1978  Precision bass and a 1968 Jazz bass. They were both tobacco sunburst, alder bodies with maple necks and rosewood fingerboards. But the Jazz  bass … Continue reading The Fender Precision Bass

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My first bass guitar

I started playing bass around 1982, in my local "Ten Sing" youth gospel choir. I picked up this bass along with a Fender Bassman 100 amplifier, and used it for about a year. The Hagström Swede is a Les Paul shaped short-scale bass, with a scale length of 30.75". It had a wonderful, old-school thump, … Continue reading My first bass guitar