Author Topic: Glenn Cornick bass timeline excerpt regarding Eccleshall THunderbird...  (Read 152 times)

Denis

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I chose to post this here since Glenn was such a heavy user of Gibson basses.
For fun on a JT forum I put together a timeline of Glenn Cornick's basses from pre-JT through Wild Turkey. I later included Paris in the range because I finally found a photo of what I believe to be the Eccelshall Thunderbird he had built using hardware and the original pickup from his Inverness Green NR. The photo online was simply titled GlennCornickTomPeterson and I found references to it on Eccelshall's website, but none of the links to photos of it worked for me. I've emailed the company for info and/or confirmation.

Apologies if this bass has been discussed here before.

I like it!
« Last Edit: January 09, 2018, 06:02:54 PM by Denis »
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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2018, 09:40:40 AM »
When I get some time I'll repost the timeline of Glenn's basses here. It took a while to create it.
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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2018, 10:35:14 AM »
Tooled leather top? Very 70s. Wal used to make pickguards like that.


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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2018, 10:46:02 AM »
^ That has a nice hippy look to it!!!!
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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2018, 11:16:07 AM »
Waylon was well known for that look...seems like leather has made an interesting cover/pickguard for guitars and basses over the years.


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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2018, 02:06:05 PM »
I for one would be interested in a Glenn Cornick bass history lesson!

Any idea as to where he got the black pickguard he put on the Tbird he played at the Isle of Wight?

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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2018, 05:56:58 PM »
I for one would be interested in a Glenn Cornick bass history lesson!

Any idea as to where he got the black pickguard he put on the Tbird he played at the Isle of Wight?

I don't, but I did note it in my comments; there is something interesting about it. Bear with me while I figure out how to transfer all the information...
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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2018, 10:44:51 PM »
Waylon was well known for that look...seems like leather has made an interesting cover/pickguard for guitars and basses over the years.




...another little known Waylon-ism: his signature Tele's were set-neck (rarer than hen's teeth too- the Waylon Tele's currently  for sale online I have found are "tribute" Fender CS models and NOT his actual signature model).

I have a friend whose main bass for years has been a moccasin-style, leather-covered '74 Precision. The cover on it is VERY thick. Don't know if it adds anything to the tone.

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Re: Glenn Cornick bass timeline pre-JT through Wild Turkey and Paris
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2018, 07:57:26 AM »
...another little known Waylon-ism: his signature Tele's were set-neck (rarer than hen's teeth too- the Waylon Tele's currently  for sale online I have found are "tribute" Fender CS models and NOT his actual signature model).

I have a friend whose main bass for years has been a moccasin-style, leather-covered '74 Precision. The cover on it is VERY thick. Don't know if it adds anything to the tone.

I didn't know that. The 90s Custom Shop artist series Waylon model was definitely a bolt-on. Wildwood has one for sale now.