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Title: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on February 01, 2014, 05:21:31 PM
... and why not...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUWn90y7Kgc

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AL73LYo64A (for he who is somewhat over enthused) ;D

www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ffQjzQeZoY (especially for Al) ;)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ARd5SPm2M4 (okay, lots of stuff recorded with a Ric)

www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8dQwP80uNQ

That should kick us off...

Ilan, I expect you to be a prodigious supporter of this one, and as I've stated elsewhere, selfies welcome...



Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 01, 2014, 07:34:50 PM
He's played everything...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JSZwt_2m0s

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUl1loKFQxg

www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7lG21FcUiE
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 02, 2014, 03:24:20 PM
I'm hunting for other stuff but fell over these... there are several more available from the same period...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XWxyQVqP-M   www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2zcg9GyR2k
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on February 05, 2014, 09:57:10 AM
Audio is crap, but the belly and the Ric look good!

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1239364633109&notif_t=like_tagged
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Granny Gremlin on February 05, 2014, 10:33:24 AM
Had to be done:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbr60I0u2Ng

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 05, 2014, 04:13:05 PM
Anything with your eight-string, Tom...?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ymIjMfxKt4
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Lightyear on February 05, 2014, 08:44:11 PM
Had to be done:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbr60I0u2Ng



Saw them here in Houston on the their first tour.  They played at the University of Houston and played the entire album and few Beatles covers - no surprise there.  Their set lasted maybe 55 minutes, though I have to say they were damn tight and put on a very good show.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on February 06, 2014, 09:21:42 AM
Anything with your eight-string, Tom...?

I was trying to find a video someone posted on facebook of the 8. Still searching...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: LoEndMaestro on February 06, 2014, 12:17:19 PM
Here's some 3001 love (betcha didn't see that coming...)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lM1U78RLChY


Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on February 06, 2014, 12:23:36 PM
^ That's one of my favorite songs lately!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: LoEndMaestro on February 06, 2014, 12:25:39 PM
Love that band! I wish I had the proper skills to imbed the vid!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: LoEndMaestro on February 06, 2014, 12:26:13 PM
Southpaw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fc-7FXzbeA0
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 06, 2014, 05:02:59 PM
Lose the http:// and use www.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on February 07, 2014, 09:45:03 AM
A great band, Dead Meadow.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y2ZRU11xtc
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Hörnisse on February 07, 2014, 02:21:22 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qe5Hd3eGMKw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep7FWnbAaCI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B578LuXbPI
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 07, 2014, 03:57:24 PM
Doubleneck...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FBcz3tBH74
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on February 07, 2014, 07:49:10 PM
It's the official video but what the hell.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYHxGBH6o4M
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on February 07, 2014, 08:10:42 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep7FWnbAaCI

He reminds me of Alice Cooper without the makeup!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on February 07, 2014, 08:24:38 PM
Wishbone Ash

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJxRJRIt2CY


OLLLLLLD Yes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SszeZhF9Xq4
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: amptech on February 08, 2014, 03:38:51 AM
That Yes clip is great, love bruford!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 08, 2014, 08:14:19 AM
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuHfWG6DAlU
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on February 08, 2014, 12:31:48 PM
Stanley Clarke with a JG 4000

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFP-alYNq5I
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: hieronymous on February 10, 2014, 07:51:03 PM
Jimmy Bain playing a modded Ric at 2:29 (at least I assumed it's a Ric):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WapvE4pRqic

Glad he got a few seconds in the video!

(http://imageshack.com/a/img824/5848/2zta.jpg)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on February 10, 2014, 11:29:33 PM
Not a Ric. One of the ugliest fakes ever made...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: hieronymous on February 11, 2014, 12:09:08 AM
Not a Ric. One of the ugliest fakes ever made...
Yeah, when I took the still I began to doubt. Sorry about that!  :-[
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 11, 2014, 12:19:25 AM
No apology required H... Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, if you can avoid the litigation... Plenty of Ho's in the T'Bird (and other) thread... The knowledge of the existence of the beast is interesting... any idea what the pups are...?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on February 11, 2014, 08:03:03 AM
It's a short-scale Kay K-20B, made in Taiwan. Bolt-on construction.

(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-rpGy0i160_I/T8VCvTOje4I/AAAAAAAAAoY/TGSFRnzhDCc/s1600/Kay+Rick+Copy%233.jpg)
(http://www.chriswareham.demon.co.uk/kay_k20b_2.jpg)

And here's a vid if you're still interested (demo starts at 0:47 with the neck pickup):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6ivWwC_h60
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on February 11, 2014, 01:53:45 PM
Strewth... what a beast... :o

Remind me never to doubt your word... ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: doombass on February 13, 2014, 07:18:09 PM
Lefty:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lox7CB6-JCg
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: mc2NY on April 24, 2014, 03:14:52 PM
Wow! Early a foreigner clip. A friend of mine named Toby was the original bass player, also from Rochester NY area like Lou Gramm. The dumbass kept bumming more cash to live on because he was blowing his per diem money on pot, while they were recording and rehearsing. Got booted out of band.

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: 4stringer77 on August 12, 2014, 01:36:18 PM
This has got to be one of the earliest videos featuring a 4001.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TR8e8ej1K1c
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on August 12, 2014, 04:23:47 PM
Excellent find...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Rob on August 12, 2014, 06:39:41 PM
NICE!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Pilgrim on August 13, 2014, 09:35:22 AM
We play that number, and the bass on that version is about as easy to hear as any I've found.  I sent myself a link home to use for practice.  Gracias!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: 4stringer77 on August 13, 2014, 01:43:49 PM
Glad everyone likes it. It's always neat to see an electric bass on black and white footage. I'm sure there have got to be some other old shots of rics beside this. Post it up if you can find them.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Rob on August 13, 2014, 05:03:34 PM
We play that number, and the bass on that version is about as easy to hear as any I've found.  I sent myself a link home to use for practice.  Gracias!

Yeah Pil but look at the head he's standing on  :rimshot:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on August 13, 2014, 07:37:55 PM
Glad everyone likes it. It's always neat to see an electric bass on black and white footage. I'm sure there have got to be some other old shots of rics beside this. Post it up if you can find them.

I'd love to find footage of Jim Reeves and his Blue Boys with their Ricks (http://www.jim-reeves.com/432x263xblueboys-postcardf.gif.pagespeed.ic.5jVuKWGxBS.jpg) but the only film footage I've seen has the lead guitarist and bassist playing Fenders.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Pilgrim on August 14, 2014, 08:43:23 AM
Yeah Pil but look at the head he's standing on  :rimshot:

I hadn't noticed that bit of stage dressing. Interesting that they decorated his pedestal as an amp!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: planetgaffnet on August 24, 2014, 02:04:50 PM
Pilot - Magic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iiryJwvDtc

The Sweet - Fox On The Run
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjfZG9UzK7E
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on August 24, 2014, 08:47:40 PM
Here's one that features a couple different Ricks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFiqIldlQEM
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on August 25, 2014, 01:23:51 AM
The copyright Police have been in and removed some earlier Rush material so being a sad little b*st*rd so-and-so I thought I'd drop some more 70's CLANK into the thread...

For I have dined on double-necks and drank the milk of paradise...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEuOoMprDqg

... and some early Yes...
www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIELdjTQg-U
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Paul Boyer on August 25, 2014, 06:24:07 AM
Decent quality color "video" (well, film originally) of early Yes with Chris Squire playing his seldom-seen 21-fret 4001 instead of his usually seen cream-color RM 1999 (4001S):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdCHJMpRA5Q#t=235

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 08, 2015, 01:10:27 PM
This thread wouldn't be complete without Racey - get those moves down pat!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S08PVNTiaiY

And while we're at it - a Ric sound to die for:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKglWitqtF0

Let's not forget them:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQsg6XXGxXQ

You cannuck get enough?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF4Cyqq9Z54
 
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Lightyear on January 08, 2015, 05:47:34 PM
More  Jam - this time live.  I always loved sound he got from his Ricks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze-xruVs_vg
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 09, 2015, 06:45:26 AM
Achtung, jetzt wird gejazzrockt!!! Hellmut Hattler, Germany's most famous Ric'ist:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t12HTux0bIQ
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: amptech on January 09, 2015, 08:19:43 AM
Achtung, jetzt wird gejazzrockt!!! Hellmut Hattler, Germany's most famous Ric'ist:


Just a tad more choreographic work with the mimes, and this would be a major hit!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on January 09, 2015, 09:12:10 AM
Cool, lots of Jam today.

Kraan - So... nobody told these guys that people hate mimes? Holy smokes, that's hard to watch!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on January 09, 2015, 09:13:22 AM
MEOW!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8t4lYNjS0Y&index=1&list=FLR_2iW0Gd8Sabr0EmNNoE7Q
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 09, 2015, 09:33:52 AM
Just a tad more choreographic work with the mimes, and this would be a major hit!

Kraan - So... nobody told these guys that people hate mimes? Holy smokes, that's hard to watch!

Those mimes almost kept me from posting it!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 09, 2015, 09:36:52 AM
MEOW!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8t4lYNjS0Y&index=1&list=FLR_2iW0Gd8Sabr0EmNNoE7Q

Oh my, what a pretty boy Greg L once was!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Paul Boyer on January 09, 2015, 10:13:58 AM
Not a Rick in that Hot Chocolate number. I forget the maker who did look-alikes with the black position markers.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 09, 2015, 10:25:03 AM
I'm shattered. So you win again. I thought it looked such a sexy thing there was no doubt about it. It started with a Ric, never knew it would come to this ...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 09, 2015, 11:21:40 AM
But this is a real Ric!!! (And gives me a chance to wave my Strapps flag again.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2e2A51I5J8
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Paul Boyer on January 09, 2015, 09:37:24 PM
John Birch is the Rick copy with the black position markers.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on January 10, 2015, 10:15:12 AM
That John Birch Rickenfaker (or whatever he recorded with) sounds great. Guitarist has an old Roland GR500 synth.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on January 10, 2015, 11:14:32 AM
Just an fyi about BBC videos from those days... if it was a show where the band appeared "live" it was a different recording (live or studio) that was "mimed" for MU reasons so sometimes they are interesting to study...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 15, 2015, 07:53:39 AM
Yeah, they were recorded in mono and sounded quite a bit different to the regular studio versions. Highly collectible for trainspotting barrel-scraping fans.

"That John Birch Rickenfaker (or whatever he recorded with) sounds great. Guitarist has an old Roland GR500 synth."

+1 I have a soft spot for Hot Chocolate. They had good tunes, a toned down funky feel and a singer with a honey-dew voice. Bit like the UK version of Kool & the Gang who are another guilty pleasure of mine. The Hot Chocolate guitarist came from The Outlaws (the UK instrumental group, not the US Southern Rockers) and Joe Meek sessions, same background as Blackmore.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 15, 2015, 08:07:54 AM
John Birch is the Rick copy with the black position markers.


Thanks! And with a high E even!!! (http://cdn1.gbase.com/usercontent/gear/3051129/p1_u15aqdlit_so.jpg)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Hörnisse on May 04, 2015, 05:34:29 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjr6P9CepZc
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: mc2NY on July 10, 2015, 11:32:21 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBAwv49slC8
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on July 10, 2015, 01:31:30 PM
Fascinating... never knew he used one...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on December 31, 2015, 11:16:03 AM
I'd love to find footage of Jim Reeves and his Blue Boys with their Ricks (http://www.jim-reeves.com/432x263xblueboys-postcardf.gif.pagespeed.ic.5jVuKWGxBS.jpg) but the only film footage I've seen has the lead guitarist and bassist playing Fenders.

Almost. Jim with his acoustic Ric.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKaUmmXYdTs
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on January 01, 2016, 05:02:18 PM
Good find! That was from the movie Kimberly Jim. IIRC it hadn't been released yet when he died.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on January 01, 2016, 07:36:22 PM
Early Yes, with Chris's RM1999 when it still had the wallpaper on it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuU-BWQ3z2o

Much clearer video, but some manky stereo reprocessing on the audio. Looks like Chris has a small G-clamp keeping the headstock together:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwdNRoV36Go

And another brief black and white clip. Steve Howe on guitar by this stage. You can see Chris is using a Y-splitter curly lead, but both cables are running to one Fender head.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1aPqebdk3A
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: 66Atlas on January 11, 2016, 03:36:43 PM
If you lived in Minnesota in the 80's you couldn't get away from these guys (and girl).  It even appears to be a 4002.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuGTrTPut1w
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on January 12, 2016, 08:05:56 AM
If you lived in Minnesota in the 80's you couldn't get away from these guys (and girl).  It even appears to be a 4002.


Maybe you couldn't, but I sure could!  :)

The guitarist now runs a coffee shop and wine bar in south Minneapolis. Times change.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Granny Gremlin on January 12, 2016, 09:29:35 AM
Achtung, jetzt wird gejazzrockt!!! Hellmut Hattler, Germany's most famous Ric'ist:


What does Kraan translate as?...  because in Polish that would be tap/faucet.

And my contribution:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd2GO3xqziI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxG5jweAraU
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on January 18, 2016, 01:00:44 PM
Good find! That was from the movie Kimberly Jim. IIRC it hadn't been released yet when he died.

I found a few clips from that movie and felt SURE I would find a clip of the rest of his band with the matching instruments, including the Ric, but nothing turned up. I bet I looked at 25 clips too!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 19, 2016, 07:42:48 AM
Randy with a Ric ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XWxyQVqP-M

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Denis on January 19, 2016, 08:01:15 PM
The Hollies, 1975.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5vi9ir49g
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 20, 2016, 06:20:07 AM
Say what you will about the Hollies, but they could do their stuff really well. Kick-ass version.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 20, 2016, 06:31:18 AM
"What does Kraan translate as?...  because in Polish that would be tap/faucet."

It's a spoof spelling, just like Def Leppard or Led Zeppelin, the double A makes it look a little Dutch and Kraan weren't too far away from the Dutch border, but in German there is only "Kran" and that can mean either

- faucet or tap, just like you said (though it's an old-fashioned and more regional term for it),

or (more commonly)

- a construction crane.

(http://www.moser-baumaschinen.de/uploads/pics/10_kran1.jpg)

Kraan have also used the term Kraaniche, which is a spoof on Kranich, the crane bird:

(http://www.schamanische-krafttiere.de/file/2013/04/Kranich.jpg)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Granny Gremlin on January 20, 2016, 07:21:05 AM
Yeah, there's only 1 A in Polish as well.  Thanks.  Etimology is interesting.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on January 20, 2016, 08:57:26 AM
The Hollies, 1975.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jl5vi9ir49g

Geez, what a voice! And what is that bass player, like 15 years old???
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: gearHed289 on January 20, 2016, 09:02:08 AM
I absolutely LOVED this song when I was in like 5th grade. The guitar intro gave me goosebumps. I would wait for this or Smoke on the Water to come on the radio (which is funny because both songs were about 3 years old by then).  ;D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP94PlEtsEQ
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: leftybass on January 20, 2016, 09:34:50 AM
Geez, what a voice! And what is that bass player, like 15 years old???

That's the great Tony Hicks! He's the guitarist, they must've been between bassists when the video was shot.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on January 20, 2016, 11:02:56 AM
 Just like Macca - never really aged, good Mancunian genes there. He was pivotal for The Hollies as a multi-instrumentalist, musical director, occasional lead vocalist, songwriter etc ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36iRrsRV5pU

The real bassist played Rics too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs-i9uQUnXQ
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on January 20, 2016, 01:38:53 PM
That's the great Tony Hicks! He's the guitarist, they must've been between bassists when the video was shot.

You bet! That video was from 1975, so despite his young-looking face, he must have been at least 30. He was one of the early members of the Hollies.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Rob on January 20, 2016, 06:01:05 PM
You bet! That video was from 1975, so despite his young-looking face, he must have been at least 30. He was one of the early members of the Hollies.
Yup he's 70 now.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Granny Gremlin on January 21, 2016, 09:22:45 AM
If anybody is interested, I have He Ain't Heavy on 7" (don't recall the B Side off the top of my head).  It's in my getting rid of pile; nobody wants it.  If you wanna pay the shipping it's yours (might as well, for the cost, take a few more 7s - PM for a list).
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on February 20, 2016, 03:44:34 PM
Los Jaivas - águila sideral

Chilean avant-dub-prog-folk music.  :o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qjOhJsO4Jo
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: uwe on March 04, 2016, 07:52:27 AM
That's kind of nice in its sphericness.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on March 04, 2016, 07:27:44 PM
Excellent  music!  That Rick sound great with the flats on it.  I wonder if that recording was actually done on that Telefunken?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on March 04, 2016, 08:18:07 PM
Texas country star Justin Trevino. Not the best video, but after a quick search it's the only one I see with his Rick. He actually plays it quite a lot, at his own gigs or backing others.

https://youtu.be/VX1Gdwzv8fs
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on March 06, 2016, 12:10:47 AM
Not many Rics in country music... image problem?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on March 06, 2016, 01:23:33 AM
Tradition problem... :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on March 06, 2016, 08:02:06 AM
I doubt it's an image problem. You'll see a wide variety at regional and local shows. Not 7-string buckeye burl top boutique basses, and there are still plenty of Fenders, but I've seen everything from Peaveys and Arias to a Rick Turner.

Nashville is another matter. That's a studio town every bit as much as Los Angeles in the 60s and 70s, with fairly rigid studio attitudes.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on March 10, 2016, 07:29:39 AM
My favorite song of 1992, from an almost forgotten Boston-based band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LF-KPh3el4o
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on March 18, 2016, 11:24:28 AM
Blackfoot Sue - Standing in the Road. Worth it to see a priceless RM1999 getting beaten with drum sticks.  :sad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7e6FDlS12qo


Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on November 29, 2016, 01:45:26 PM
Bump for musical greatness!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6QMFGRh47A

Stanley Clark rocking a 4001, back when Return to Forever still had Bill Connors on guitar.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wojhzt25Io0

A surprisingly heavy hard-rock tune from The Sweet.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on November 30, 2016, 12:10:51 AM
Bump for musical greatness!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6QMFGRh47A

Stanley Clark rocking a 4001, back when Return to Forever still had Bill Connors on guitar.A surprisingly heavy hard-rock tune from The Sweet.
That's a 4000 model.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on November 30, 2016, 06:05:06 AM
Good shout, Jeff! Funny thing is that a lot of Stanley's tone is in there, but it just doesn't seem to bite like the Alembics do.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on November 30, 2016, 06:47:17 AM
FWIW I think he sounds way better here than with his Alembics.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Alanko on November 30, 2016, 09:36:40 AM
I wish he was higher in the mix, but it isn't a bad tone by any means. I gather that Rick Turner basically doorstepped Stanley after a gig and said 'great playing, bad tone' or words to that effect. I'm not the biggest fan of Stanley's tone, especially when he first got the Alembic basses. Way too twangy for my tastes, and it seems like he was fretting out a bit at faster speeds with a tell-tale 'quack' to the notes. I saw a rig rundown a few years back where he was using small tube guitar amps for the high end. To me that is what I'm not so fond of, as I don't think his tone mates together very well. There is rumbling low end and an blizzard of crunchy top end, and nothing much joining these two halves. There is recent footage of RTF playing Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy if you want to directly compare their sound then and now.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on November 30, 2016, 07:48:17 PM
...I gather that Rick Turner basically doorstepped Stanley after a gig and said 'great playing, bad tone' or words to that effect. I'm not the biggest fan of Stanley's tone, especially when he first got the Alembic basses
IIRC, Stanley was playing a Gibson EB-0 when Rick told him his tone sucked.  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: amptech on December 01, 2016, 07:01:57 AM
IIRC, Stanley was playing a Gibson EB-0 when Rick told him his tone sucked.  :mrgreen:

It was actually a Gibson EB2, according to the bass book by tony bacon. Strange choice for that kind of music!
If he had only stuck with it, all those solo albums might have been listenable! And he'd hang out here with us :)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on December 01, 2016, 06:19:59 PM
It was actually a Gibson EB2, according to the bass book by tony bacon. Strange choice for that kind of music!
If he had only stuck with it, all those solo albums might have been listenable! And he'd hang out here with us :)
Okay, so it sucked twice as much (two pickups to provide the suck).  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Dave W on December 01, 2016, 09:02:42 PM
Okay, so it sucked twice as much (two pickups to provide the suck).  :mrgreen:

The EB-2 only has one pickup (the rarer EB-2D has two).
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on December 02, 2016, 07:44:09 AM
It was actually a Gibson EB2, according to the bass book by tony bacon. Strange choice for that kind of music!
Maybe for upright people, a bass with undefined tone and f-holes makes the move easier. Steve Swallow also had an EB2 period when he switched from upright to bass guitar. He once said in an old interview that it had to be a semi-acoustic bass, he couldn't bring himself to play a solidbody, he had to feel the bass vibrate against his chest like an upright.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on December 04, 2016, 07:09:58 PM
The EB-2 only has one pickup (the rarer EB-2D has two).
Right you are, for some reason I read that as EB-3.  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Jeff Scott on December 04, 2016, 07:11:35 PM
Maybe for upright people, a bass with undefined tone and f-holes makes the move easier. Steve Swallow also had an EB2 period when he switched from upright to bass guitar. He once said in an old interview that it had to be a semi-acoustic bass, he couldn't bring himself to play a solidbody, he had to feel the bass vibrate against his chest like an upright.
So, what's the best bass for someone first switching from upright to electric?  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on December 05, 2016, 12:06:27 AM
Metal, you mean?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: Highlander on December 05, 2016, 03:48:02 PM
Curiously, from upright, I went to an EB2 copy...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Ric's
Post by: ilan on December 29, 2016, 03:21:11 AM
Cosmic Rough Riders - an early 4004C, as if I needed another reason to like them

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqaweETkgg4
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on January 31, 2017, 05:42:16 PM
Has this been seen here yet?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-jlVlCxw7c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q918fs4RAto
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on February 01, 2017, 03:39:40 AM
4005!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on February 01, 2017, 09:48:46 AM
I saw It's A Beautiful Day on April 14, 1973.  They were the band that followed Genesis (on their first US tour), at the Adelbert Gym on the CWRU campus.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Dave W on February 01, 2017, 12:17:29 PM
I don't think we've seen this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ijk4j-r7qPA
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on February 01, 2017, 04:14:53 PM
Oh yeah, FF are convinced Ricsters. In America, no one just gives a rat's ass about them. Their last album was with The Sparks, but then the US has disowned those two sons too.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Granny Gremlin on February 01, 2017, 05:05:29 PM
Oh yeah, FF are convinced Ricsters. In America, no one just gives a rat's ass about them.

It's cause they're boring (no but really they're actually rather big here too - they just haven't had much marketting push on this side of the pond for the last 2 records so they're not as talked about, but they have a solid following and those first 2 records at least still get a lot of airplay). I just find them completely uninteresting - not bad, just doesn't do a thing for me.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on February 02, 2017, 07:14:13 AM
I'm biased. Anybody who plays with the magnificent Mael Brothers can do no wrong in my eyes and ears.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgNe4W-sKfE
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on February 04, 2017, 02:11:27 AM
Kidnapped this from the Gibson forum. 4000BG

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7a5xzB6Puw
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Hörnisse on June 06, 2017, 07:58:56 PM
https://youtu.be/7XJNt-szZXQ
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on June 25, 2017, 07:55:15 PM
3:46 of Rickenbacker-y goodness courtesy of yours truly. =)

https://youtu.be/6nmSLoCOo4Q
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on June 26, 2017, 06:32:10 AM
Awesome.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: 4stringer77 on June 26, 2017, 07:15:34 AM
Wow. Better than anything I've heard Rush put out lately. Ballsy prog. Do you guys tour?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on June 26, 2017, 07:27:02 AM
Hey, thanks guys! We're just playing locally every couple of months. Only done 2 gigs so far in January and May of this year. We have a 4 song EP that this track is on. I think I'm going to do at least one more of these "playthrough" vids. Planning to record 6 more tracks to make a full album, and working on more gigs. There's actually quite a prog scene here in Chicago. We were lucky to be on the bill with District 97 for our second show. They're building a real name for themselves and have toured Europe at least twice now. A friend of mine has a Steve Vai tribute band that we're teaming up with as a double bill. Our stuff is posted in multiple places online if you're interested.

https://nomadic44.bandcamp.com (https://nomadic44.bandcamp.com)
https://www.reverbnation.com/nomadic1 (https://www.reverbnation.com/nomadic1)
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpbsy0q0ZaM2UwouLvfMliQ7XftjfHWo (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbpbsy0q0ZaM2UwouLvfMliQ7XftjfHWo)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on August 14, 2017, 02:53:18 PM
Unbelievably so, this vid has been criminally ignored all these years here, some tasty British prog rock with an 8-string, you don't see that often:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeI3TlAqius

Someone must have loaned it to him for the TV show, he was generally a Fender man.

Yet here it is again, he must have owned it for a while.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8gf0mc-ITI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foAuvC2-iUM
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Dave W on August 14, 2017, 06:57:08 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PinCg7IGqHg

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on August 15, 2017, 07:36:15 AM
That Mud 8 string is a faker. I can't think of the name, but I think it's a British make. Jaydee? Peter Cook??? I've seen 4 string versions - maple board, multiple pole pieces on the pups...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on August 15, 2017, 02:35:21 PM
That could very well be, it didn't look quite right to me, but I couldn't put my finger on it (though the WAL type bridge and the maple board is a dead giveaway)! Further research reveals that the heart-shaped guitar for the guitarist was custom-built for him by John Birch so that is likely the source of the 8-string Ric-O-Fake too.

(https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/c7/9c/bd/c79cbd45288b5850b016a8fdb83f6565.jpg)

You're not telling me those Mud vids have to go now? We don't habe a glam rock forum!!!  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on August 15, 2017, 02:58:22 PM
Most likely a John Birch creation.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Dave W on August 15, 2017, 06:25:07 PM
Have we seen this one in this thread?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbfw1YfeAlA
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on August 16, 2017, 06:57:06 AM
Further research reveals that the heart-shaped guitar for the guitarist was custom-built for him by John Birch so that is likely the source of the 8-string Ric-O-Fake too.

That's it! He built stuff for Sabbath too, among others. Guy in Nektar had a Ric-style double neck.

(http://archives.rickresource.com/oldattachments/156308.jpg)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on August 16, 2017, 07:44:49 AM
The late Roy Albrighton.  :-\
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on August 16, 2017, 07:54:12 AM
Have we seen this one in this thread?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbfw1YfeAlA

Bruce Foxton played Ric a lot in the early years of the Jam. IMHO he is among the top bassists to come out of the Punk/New Wave movement - together with Burnel from the Stranglers and Mick Karn from Japan. Sadly, without The Jam, he lost his foil for those busy, even nervous, but always entertaining bass runs and hasn't done much of note since then. Reputedly, Paul Weller began to dislike his style as The Jam matured and his later bassists after he had gone solo all had a sparse style. But he invited him to guest on one of his more recent albums.

Weller is another guy that grew tired of the trio concept.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on August 16, 2017, 01:28:55 PM
I'm eternally grateful to Bruce Foxton... he went into a shop in Hounslow and bought a white Epi Rivoli I had the cash for and when I discovered it was gone (were talking hours here, not days) I discovered the same shop had the PC for sale, £20 cheaper than the Epi...
Cheers Bruce... I owe you a pint, or at least a large dram... ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Alanko on August 16, 2017, 01:55:31 PM
That Mud 8 string is a faker. I can't think of the name, but I think it's a British make. Jaydee? Peter Cook??? I've seen 4 string versions - maple board, multiple pole pieces on the pups...

John Birch!

(http://www.reallygreatguitars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DSC01541.jpg)

I've played one once, and it sat somewhere between weirdly boutique and weirdly crude. The six knobs were pretty unnecessary. It sounded nothing like a Rickenbacker at least.

A lot of guys used John Birch stuff in the '70s including...

(https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/45/f1/d6/45f1d6a5abbef656dab07326a6db2fb9--deep-purple-guitarist.jpg)


Hahahaha! The old LastBassOutpost switcheroo!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on August 16, 2017, 09:54:34 PM
Has this one been posted, yet?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBTSvafnhic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBTSvafnhic)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Paul Boyer on August 17, 2017, 07:19:25 AM
Haven't heard from "Ronbo" in a long time.? ???
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on August 17, 2017, 07:43:57 AM
Bruce Foxton played Ric a lot in the early years of the Jam.

He also had an Ibanez faker.

I'm eternally grateful to Bruce Foxton... he went into a shop in Hounslow and bought a white Epi Rivoli I had the cash for

Would that be this one? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfpRm-p7qlY

Haven't heard from "Ronbo" in a long time.? ???

I STILL SEE HIM ON FACEBOOK!  ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on August 17, 2017, 09:42:27 AM
John Birch!

(http://www.reallygreatguitars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/DSC01541.jpg)

I've played one once, and it sat somewhere between weirdly boutique and weirdly crude. The six knobs were pretty unnecessary. It sounded nothing like a Rickenbacker at least.

A lot of guys used John Birch stuff in the '70s including...

(https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/45/f1/d6/45f1d6a5abbef656dab07326a6db2fb9--deep-purple-guitarist.jpg)


Hahahaha! The old LastBassOutpost switcheroo!

Iommi probably talked him into it.  :popcorn:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on August 17, 2017, 12:37:00 PM
Haven't heard from "Ronbo" in a long time.? ???
My last encounter with him was on TalkBass a few months ago.  He's still up to the same old things, car repair and WW II re-enactments.  I'm not sure if he is doing any playing, these days.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on September 19, 2017, 07:32:50 AM
Here's a short one with my 4003S/8. Kinda tripped myself up at 1:55, but whatever.  ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trQRHUJViMY&t=2s
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Granny Gremlin on September 19, 2017, 08:22:24 AM
Unbelievably so, this vid has been criminally ignored all these years here, some tasty British prog rock with an 8-string, you don't see that often:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LeI3TlAqius


Justafiably ignored.  ... Did they mean for that one to come off so gay? Because if so, then that was pretty brave.

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Granny Gremlin on September 19, 2017, 08:37:06 AM
Have we seen this one in this thread?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbfw1YfeAlA

LOL, I just noticed this (note the intro/bridge in the Jam tune; compared to the riff after the drumroll in the pistols tune):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ah1JM9mf60

The Jam is actually more Pistols than the Pistols here (faster for one thing).

Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on September 19, 2017, 09:19:06 AM
Here's a short one with my 4003S/8. Kinda tripped myself up at 1:55, but whatever.  ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trQRHUJViMY&t=2s

I thoroughly enjoyed this. Great music.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on September 20, 2017, 08:00:55 AM
Thanks! More to come. We hit the studio in November.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on September 20, 2017, 03:12:03 PM
 :popcorn:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on September 21, 2017, 02:17:21 PM
Hey, melodic prog, real nice!!!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: 66Atlas on October 14, 2017, 05:43:07 AM
RIP Tom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amvcOFly5ow
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Dave W on October 14, 2017, 09:12:29 PM
That makes me so sad.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on October 15, 2017, 11:34:45 AM
One by one, the stars go out... :sad:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on October 26, 2017, 06:17:40 PM
Not aware that anybody from Pilot died yet, but they are still eligible here?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzlK0OGpIRs

No vids with Rics piercing balloons yet either - really a shame!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wTyjl1CMqw
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: gearHed289 on October 27, 2017, 07:29:54 AM
70s gold. And a double neck to boot! Think these guys liked Wings?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on October 27, 2017, 07:50:49 AM
There's a whole lot of Beatles, Wings, Badfinger and 10cc in them. Sophisticated British 70ies pop. They were a real band, but with interesting pedigrees: ex Bay City Roller (the singing bassist, he didn't want to do the teeny bop thing they were offered, so he left), top notch British session musicians. Some of them would end up in later incarnations of acts as diverse as Alan Parsons Project, 10cc, Al Stewart, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Kate Bush and, yes, even Paul McCartney (the drummer Stuart Tosh). Though if you think about it: the common thread of all of them is "sophisticated British pop" and an affiliation with Alan Parsons as a producer.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on October 27, 2017, 05:08:48 PM
Martin sans trusted TBird:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Pt65lPE-g4
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on October 28, 2017, 12:36:36 PM
Don't ever remember seeing him play a Ric before... 40 years... saw them at Hammersmith (iirc) and the Marquee that year... don't they go by in a flash...
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on October 28, 2017, 06:04:09 PM
Don't ever remember seeing him play a Ric before... 40 years... saw them at Hammersmith (iirc) and the Marquee that year... don't they go by in a flash...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L44iHlbemwo
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on October 29, 2017, 02:42:48 AM
I stand sit corrected...  but the OCD has now kicked in so digging-in furiously... ;)
As Jeff's post above, presume this was OGWT recordings, or some such similar BBC broadcast...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxMpCKzReIA
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Paul Boyer on October 30, 2017, 08:22:08 AM
That "Vas Dis" number drives me nuts. My brain is wired in mono, I guess. How anyone can play a complicated bass riff and sing/scat a completely different vocal riff is beyond my comprehension. If I were to attempt that, I could only sing the same notes I was playing. For him to sing the notes the guitarist is playing while playing counterpoint on the bass is just . . . just . . . Aaaaaaaaaaaaaagh! Wow! :o
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on November 02, 2017, 10:36:30 AM
Wasn't Ted Turner a real pretty boy?! Kinda a mix of Peter Frampton and a young Rory Gallagher.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on November 03, 2017, 10:08:03 AM
I tried that bass line while singing and it's not that difficult. I can't carry a tune, that's the real problem for me.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on November 03, 2017, 01:51:08 PM
Wasn't Ted Turner a real pretty boy?! Kinda a mix of Peter Frampton and a young Rory Gallagher.
I'm not sure if Ted was............................  ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on November 03, 2017, 05:51:16 PM
:gay: you mean? Not that it matters, but he very well might have been/be. Would explain his "lost weekend" of several years when he walked out on WA at the height of their success with no real reason, hiking with a donkey (nicknamed "Wishbone Ass" most appropriately) up the Chilean mountains and then ending up in California - where else? - all esoteric and stuff. I always wondered what brought him to do that. Kinda Andy Fraser'ish. Both WA biographies (by Andy Powell and Martin Turner respectively, and they don't agree on a lot) have their (moderate) share of women stories, but come to think of it Ted is never mentioned as a fly trap for women which is a surprise given his angelic looks.

He was so young when he joined WA, his mum - yes, he lived with his mum - had to sign the contracts. And she would only do that after she had met the other band members.  :mrgreen: While not as experienced or technical savvy at that time as either Andy Powell (the bespectacled Flying V'ling) or other people they auditioned, they all agree they wanted him for the feeling in his playing.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on November 03, 2017, 07:24:55 PM
:gay: you mean?

Which one?

Ted Turner (http://www.tedturner.com)

Or

Martin Turner (http://www.martinturnermusic.com)

 ;D  :mrgreen:  ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on November 03, 2017, 07:46:06 PM
I think there is a misunderstanding between us with illustrious results!

There are two Turners in WA (first line up):

- Martin Turner (bassist and most lead vocals, very early on: moustache)


- Ted Turner (2nd lead guitarist and occasional lead vocals, front guy in pic).

(https://images1.houstonpress.com/imager/u/original/8012056/hou_mus_122015_classicwishbone.jpg)

They are not related to another, brothers or anything (even though back then a lot of people thought so). Ted Turner (the WA guy) is the pretty guy singing Jailbait in the above vid (not that Martin Turner isn't handsome in a more rogue-ish way).

Ted Turner left WA under mysterious circumstances in 1974 and was replaced by Laurie Wisefield (ex-Home and Al Stewart). (I hasten to add that there are no credible reports that he grew a moustache or founded CNN or married a North Vietnam supporter/aerobic teacher later on in his life!) Ted returned in the late 80ies/early 90ies for a second stint with WA, Wisefield went on to play with people like Tina Turner, Joe Cocker and Roger Chapman before making a steady living mainly aping Brian May in the house band for the Queen Musical "We Will Rock You!"in London (a train wreck of a musical if I have ever seen one) which ran endlessly but died of natural causes a few years ago (thankfully so).

From what I can tell from seeing him in person and having read from Martin Turner in his biography, he is way too infatuated with women to be gay.

Now where does that leave us other than in the Ric forum?  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: amptech on November 04, 2017, 02:37:39 AM
I tried that bass line while singing and it's not that difficult. I can't carry a tune, that's the real problem for me.

I'm more impressed with Ray Shulman, not only playing bass and sing, but on songs like 'on reflection' plays a complex melody on a fiddle while singing another melody on top of that. Great songs to challenge your coordination skills on!
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on November 04, 2017, 12:33:20 PM
And getting us back on track... :mrgreen:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEVDZl5UvN4
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Jeff Scott on November 05, 2017, 02:51:03 PM
I think there is a misunderstanding between us with illustrious results!

There are two Turners in WA (first line up):

- Martin Turner (bassist and most lead vocals, very early on: moustache)


- Ted Turner (2nd lead guitarist and occasional lead vocals, front guy in pic).
Ah, I see.  I thought this discussion was a bout the bassist, not the guitars.  And secondly, I only knew about MartinTaylor and Andy Powell, none of the rest of the band.  So the question remains, which TEd was a bit, um, er?    You know, you brought it up!  ;)
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on November 06, 2017, 04:11:04 PM
Ted Nugent...?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on November 07, 2017, 07:19:50 AM
And getting us back on track... :mrgreen:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEVDZl5UvN4

Ah, Mr Squeaky is an ardent multi tracker of his voice, a whole school of Geddys singing there.  :mrgreen: But their bass playing is immaculate.
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: uwe on November 07, 2017, 07:21:09 AM
Ah, I see.  I thought this discussion was a bout the bassist, not the guitars.  And secondly, I only knew about MartinTaylor and Andy Powell, none of the rest of the band.  So the question remains, which TEd was a bit, um, er?    You know, you brought it up!  ;)

I only said he was handsome which had you immediately deduce he was gay!  :mrgreen:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Highlander on November 07, 2017, 04:22:05 PM
No smoke without... Blackmore... :vader:
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Granny Gremlin on December 04, 2017, 04:18:50 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2V0ZNOnieRM

Love their version of Shari Vari (not sure if it's in this vid - only 2 songs in at the moment).
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: Alanko on December 05, 2017, 01:11:48 PM
Quite a reworked Rick there. Looks like a mini humbucker in the neck and a PAF-sized humbucker in the bridge?
Title: Re: Music videos that feature Rics
Post by: ilan on December 06, 2017, 09:20:30 AM
And a Fender-ish bridge. It took RIC some time until they made the 4004 with those features, but it never became as popular as modded 4001's.