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Taildragger
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"toxic masculinity personified"
Jan 31st, 2017 07:20 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

In case anyone hasn't already heard, Jack Casady's heavily Alembic-modded "Yggdrasil" Guild Starfire II bass, stolen from him in 1969, was returned to him last year, refinished and part of a custom carved control plate missing, but still: after having been MIA for 47 years!

Yggdrasil then:

Taildragger
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"toxic masculinity personified"
Jan 31st, 2017 07:21 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

And...

...now:

rockdoc11

USA

Bass is the place . . .
Jan 31st, 2017 07:36 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Cool!

Thanks for the story!

Taildragger
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USA

"toxic masculinity personified"
Jan 31st, 2017 08:07 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Interesting interview about the origins of the bass.

Casady interview:

Taildragger
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USA

"toxic masculinity personified"
Jan 31st, 2017 08:10 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

And here's the full story of just how the bass found its way home. (Note you must use the "next page" button at the bottom to see each sequential page).

Would that all lost and stolen instruments could be returned to their rightful owners.

The story:

JackL
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Chico CA

If you rest, you rust.
Jan 31st, 2017 08:45 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks for sharing that story, made me feel good!

rockdoc11

USA

Bass is the place . . .
Jan 31st, 2017 10:07 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

If you have trouble accessing the story, here is the Facebook page of it.

Casady bass return story link

Taildragger
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"toxic masculinity personified"
Jan 31st, 2017 10:33 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Thanks, rock.

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