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Publisher Comments:

The Hofner Model 500/1 Violin Bass, also known as the 'Beatle bass' because of its best-known user, is one of the most recognized bass guitars ever made. In two recent auctions, there prized basses fetched prices of $175,000 and $200,000. In this book, Joe Dunn provides an overview of the guitar, including a brief history of the Hofner company, specifics about the model 500/1 (made in the late 50s and early 60s), a look at some later examples, and a profile of Paul McCartney. This high-quality, full-color book is a loving look at this famous instrument, perfect for all bass enthusiasts and Beatles fans.

Synopsis:

Made famous by Sir Paul McCartney, the 500/1 Hofner Violin Bass is celebrating its 50th anniversary. This is the only book dedicated to this historic guitar. New edition features hardcover format, all color and updated with new McCartney photos and letter from the founder.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789749863213
Publisher:
River Books
Subject:
Reference
Author:
Dunn, Joe
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Guitar
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
September 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
42
Dimensions:
10.56x7.76x.44 in. .91 lbs.

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Hofner Violin Beatle Bass
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Product details 42 pages River Books - English 9789749863213 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Made famous by Sir Paul McCartney, the 500/1 Hofner Violin Bass is celebrating its 50th anniversary. This is the only book dedicated to this historic guitar. New edition features hardcover format, all color and updated with new McCartney photos and letter from the founder.
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