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Posted by DP on October 10, 2001 at 12:08:36:
In Reply to: Fender Mystique posted by rockski on October 03, 2001 at 23:55:19:
I have to agree about Fender. Seems like they have gotten very pricey, based on name value alone.
If you want a new instrument that matches up to the quality of the 1970's P and jazz basses, you have to buy a deluxe instrument that runs about $1400 or more.
You still run into engineers and producers that want you recording with either a Fender P-Bass or Jazz. I think a lot of other basses can get a great sound if the engineer is willing to devote some of the time they spend on the drums to the bass as well.
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