Fender Precision Bass 1959

Fender Precision Bass 1959

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1959 Fender Precision Bass, sunburst, with the patina of thousands of hours of use in the studio and on the road.This bass belonged to Lyle Ritz of the “Wrecking Crew”: one of the the studio musicians that recorded on most of the West Coast hits of the 1960s and early 1970s. Lyle Ritz played & recorded (among many others):A Taste of Honey – Herb Albert & the Tijuana BrassGood Vibrations – The Beach BoysYou’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling – Righteous BrothersRiver Deep, Mountain High – Tina TurnerChange of Habit – Elvis PresleyStar Wars #3 – John WilliamsDifferent Drummer – Linda RonstadtIt’s My Party – Leslie GoreBorn Free – Roger WilliamsRaindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head – Burt BacharachSmothers Brothers TV Series – Nelson Riddle OrchestraGlen Campbell TV Series – Nelson Riddle OrchestraAndy Williams TV Series – Mike Post OrchestraTonight Show – Tommy NewsomeMidnight Special – NBC SeriesLyle Ritz also recorded with Chet Baker, The Lettermen, Ray Charles, Nancy Sinatra, Petula Clark and numerous other greats.Lyle Ritz also recorded bass for the TV series:BerettaKojakRockford FilesMac DavisAndy GriffithSonny & CherAnd many others.

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