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Re: 8-string bass, Trivia

>John's unique sound comes from turning up the treble. He recently 
>discussed this on his live CD.  He was looking for a unique sound in 
>the sixties, something with more of a crisp guitar sound. Sounds 
>similar to Jack Bruce's sound.  I was fortunate to see John play the >8 
string from 4 feet away on his last tour. It was a treat. 

Yeah, I've heard that. And it sound just like a bass should sound. :) 
But my question is, how is the 8 string bass tuned? Just like a 4 string 
bass plus B E A D?

>Trivia: Who invented the 8 String bass?

That's a good question. WHO? :)

Lucas Bleicher

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