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Re: The original Blue Boy bass?
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2017, 09:25:17 AM »
Are we not supposed to mention Vincent Gallo for some reason? Oops!  ;)

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Re: The original Blue Boy bass?
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2017, 08:37:20 PM »
No reason he can't be mentioned, it's not a secret.

Here's the photo I mentioned that was recently shared on FB, the not-yet-Blue Boy being played by Kirkland with Bob Luman at the Louisiana Hayride. Note the date.
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1778451712574&set=a.1778430152035.94263.1577844427&type=3&theater

Here's the whole album, including early Elvis, George Jones and Johnny Cash
https://www.facebook.com/john.golemon/media_set?set=a.1778430152035.94263.1577844427&type=3

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Re: The original Blue Boy bass?
« Reply #17 on: April 19, 2017, 07:23:24 AM »
Looks like my response was posted at the same time as mc2NY's. Wish I had received the nice shot that he posted of the rediscovered Kirkland bass for use in the book. The vendor sent only a few shots of it sitting in the case, and that's all I had to use in the book.  :-\ Fortunately, I have photos of a couple of hundred more Rick basses to fill the pages, several from readers of this forum!
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Re: The original Blue Boy bass?
« Reply #18 on: April 19, 2017, 12:30:54 PM »
Nice set of pics to find... 8)
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