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9-Apr-2014

A cool cover of the James Brown song Smokin’ and Drinkin’, played on a custom made Telecaster-style bass guitar? Sounds good to us.

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9 Responses to “James Brown bass cover "Smokin & drinkin’"”

  1. funky monkey – is that a Bootsie era bass-line?

    April 9, 2014 at 1:14 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  2. Bravo, j’aadore cette ligne de basse !!
    Un des plus grouvy qui soit !!

    April 9, 2014 at 1:47 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  3. Wish I could do that…
    Did he have to make it look so effortless? ;o)

    April 9, 2014 at 2:23 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  4. good playing! Love your smaller Tele bass body, where did youi get it?

    Thanks,

    Roy

    April 9, 2014 at 3:02 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  5. Now if he could just settle down and stop rushing like he’s late for the bus!

    April 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm - Reply or Post a new comment
  6. thanks to bestbassgear for posting my video !

    April 11, 2014 at 3:56 am - Reply or Post a new comment

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