Is Hofner a good guitar brand?
Hofner Germany makes some beautiful guitars and they are reputed to be very well made with good tone.
Did Paul McCartney get his stolen Hofner bass back?
Made by the Hofner company, the bass was stolen from the bands Get Back/Let It Be sessions in 1969. Its whereabouts remain unknown — until now, presumably. There were actually two violin basses. In 1963, Hofner gave McCartney an improved model as a reward for making the brand world famous.
How long is a Hofner bass?
Also the very popular 500/7 Verythin Bass which is much sought after by rock, mod and 60s bands, with its 1.25 depth body and is now available in two scale lengths, 30 short scale and 34 long scale.
Are Höfner basses versatile?
This sound can be used to emulate those pop sounds of the 1960s or slightly overdriven in a modern rock band to provide a deep driving bass. Despite being one of the smallest basses available it easily produces massive bass lines and is remarkably versatile.
Are Hofner guitars made in China?
Today in Beijing, Hofner produces a range student instruments, while medium-priced and master-built instruments are still made in Hagenau, Germany.
Did paul McCartney play a Rickenbacker bass?
Paul used the Rickenbacker bass up through 1968. At that point, Fender gave the Beatles some free equipment. It was not until Paul s Wings tours did the bass reappear.