Cool and classic basses: Gibson EB-0

8th Nov 2011 | 11:34

Cool and classic basses: Gibson EB-0

A profile of the early Les Paul Junior-style solidbody electric bass

This was the first version of the EB-0 and modelled on the Les Paul Junior guitar. When the guitar became the SG the EB-0 was given the same facelift.

With the single humbucking placed against the neck this had a big fat sound further enhanced by the significant mass of the slab mahogany body. Its weight was certainly one of its downfalls.

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