Best of The Skelly: Instrumental Musings…Concertone Banjo

We will be exploring some of most read posts of 2014 over the next few weeks. Coming in at #3 is the Concertone Banjo post: https://michaelsnowpresents.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/instrumental-musings-concertone-banjo-circa-1936/

Concertone Banjo
Concertone Banjo by JOtwell (click for more)
Concertone Banjo
Concertone Banjo by JOtwell (click for more)
Concertone Banjo
Concertone Banjo by JOtwell (click for more)

 

If you are a Banjo geek please leave your comments or links to images of your own special Banjo love!

Instrumental Musings… Fender Precision Bass (Japanese Era)

Japanese Era Fender Precision Bass photo by JOtwell
Japanese Era Fender Precision Bass photo by JOtwell

 

This guitar was originally covered in this post: http://wp.me/p2W71Q-b Check it out for more info.

 

A little history on Fender production in Japan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fender_Japan

History and info on the Fender Precision Bass: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fender_Precision_Bass

 

This is a great video of some of my bass playing friends. The legendary Bob Babbitt was a Fender Precision Bass lover. Take a moment to enjoy the growl and scratch of the All Bass Orchestra playing Scorpio.

http://youtu.be/Lq-ATlSd-A8

 

Instrumental Musings…Harmony H22

HarmonyH22 photo by JOtwell (click to buy)
HarmonyH22 photo by JOtwell (click to buy)

 

This guitar was originally profiled in this post: http://wp.me/p2W71Q-8

 

You can see this guitar in action by Ronnie Lane of The Small Faces in these YouTube videos:

The Small Faces- Happiness Stan

 

SMALL FACES & P.P. ARNOLD – (If You Think You’re) Groovy Rare Beach Promo

 

You can read more about the Harmony H22 here: http://harmony.demont.net/model.php?id=110

 

Do you own one? Tell us about or posts links to the H22 in action!