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    When I saw The OU812 Tour in the fall of 1988 I remember Michael Anthony playing a bass similar to The "Jack Daniels" bass but it was a Tabasco paint job. Does anyone else remember this or am I going senile? Please don't tell me that The J.D. bass was re-painted. Does anyone have pics? Does he still own either of them? Thanks.
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    There she is [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
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    Thanks man! [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] That was bugging the hell out of me and I kept forgetting to post about it. I'm glad that it really did exist, I was worried that I had completely lost my mind.
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    Here's some better pics from Mike's site...





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    ZahZoo has find better pics [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]
    EVH: Definitely. Playing guitar was my sanctuary. It was the one place I could go to if I got fucked around by a girlfriend, or anyone else, for that matter. It still is. If thereís something I canít deal with, I can just spend hours playing. Itís a God-given gift Ė I certainly donít know where the ideas come from. Theyíre obviously given to you, and you have to keep your fingers moving and your mind quiet. I try my best to not think about thinking, so I can just let it flow. Because when I start thinking, forget it. <br />So....why he isn't playing guitar ? ? ?

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    Thanks Zahzoo! So, I'm assuming that he still owns it? Do you guys know if he still has the J.D. bass as well?
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    Yes he still has the backup Jack Daniels bass... I think the original is in one of the Hard Rock Cafes. He used the backup on the 3 tour when he sang lead vocals on Somebody Get Me A Doctor.

    About a month or so ago Brad mentioned that Mike was having a new JD bass built by the gang at Yamaha...

    Check out Mike's bio at the main site for more details on these 2 basses and check Mike's site under Bass and click on the past abss of the month links... lotta cool basses there..
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    That is a sweet Bass! [img]graemlins/devil.gif[/img]
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