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  1. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    It is indeed abalam. I asked Shawn about it one time. He said, “It abalam, abalam ya ding dong. Just like the Otis Day and the Knights song.”
     
  2. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    I was thinkin more Ram-Jam...."wooaahh Black Betty abalam...wwooo...no wait....
     
  3. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    I was told it was a "Special", when I bought it, but then again my sales guy didn't seem to be the most knowledgeable about the PRSi.

    But that description says the Special has a middle pickup, curious.

    Hey, found the guitar I was trying to buy at the time! https://reverb.com/item/12602099-vintage-paul-reed-smith-standard-24-1988-multi-foil-blue

    I just found the receipt, and it says it was a Special, <shrug>
     
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  4. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Nah, it’s a Neil Young song.

    “Abalam,
    you’ve got the weight on your shoulders
    that’s breaking your back.
    Your Cadillac
    Has got a wheel in the ditch and
    A wheel on the track...
     
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  5. ViperDoc

    ViperDoc Plugged In.

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    Long live Gelb!!! I bought my first two basses and first amp from Gelb way back in the high school days. You made out with some treasures! Thanks for sharing.
     
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  6. sergiodeblanc

    sergiodeblanc Zombie Eight, DFZ

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    Oh, my mistake! Yeah, it’s totally a Special, for some reason I thought those came with the Single Coil Bass (albeit still in humbucker form) pickup in the neck position.. No matter, it’s a very, very cool guitar.
     
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  7. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Thanks! It's reclaimed wood. When I saw it I knew it was perfect because I figured when the dogs gnaw on it, no one's going to notice!
     
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  8. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Pretty darn cool.
     
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  9. Black Plaid

    Black Plaid just another Alan

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    Thank you! You are too kind. Also "fabulous midshipman" is an amazing description!
     
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  10. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    Sweet home Abalam-a
    Where the skies are so blue
    Sweet home Abalam-a
    Lord, I'm coming home to you
     
  11. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    Abalama was Patricia Arquette's character in True Romance.

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Tosca

    Tosca Death by a million mini-toggles...

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    Hahahahah.....I believe Forrest Gump was from Abalama too...

     
  13. BrianC

    BrianC more toys than talent

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    Love the PS CU
     
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  14. WA Paul

    WA Paul It’s ok...I’m with Manny dog

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    Sweet collection! True to the blue and a terrific Fade for PS as well! Not sure if that’s Sandstorm or Desert Fade.

    Rosewood necks are addicting.
     
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  15. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Dude! If you only knew....I have heard that song pretty much EVERY DAY for 51 years...I hate it sooo, soooo, sooooooo much.

    WHEW! I feel better now.
     
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  16. ScottR

    ScottR If nobody saw it, it didn't happen.

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    Man, I can't even look at em. I wouldn't dare actually touch one. Nope, wouldn't be prudent.
     
  17. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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  18. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    Modern Eagle is gone.

    It would be a close call for me between the ME1 and the Dirty 100. It’s good to have one of each. With a bullet to my head, I’d probably go Dirty for even money. Add a Westie and you really don’t need anything else. One of each is in my music room cabinet, alone with the guest of the moment.
     
  19. Glide-bpm

    Glide-bpm We were small but we were slow...

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    Didn't William Faulkner write Abalam Abalam....
    aCk!!! o_O:eek::confused::D
     
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  20. bodia

    bodia Authorities said.....best leave it.....unsolved

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    Couldn't agree more with your take on the Dirty and the Westie. I've seen the errors of my ways.
     

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