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 #85083  by archenemy
 Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:02 pm
Anybody know when Phil played the Ken Smith Basses? Anyone have any pics of him playing one?
peace
 #85084  by tigerstrat
 Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:12 pm
90-91
 #99271  by Phil Lesh101
 Sat Jun 11, 2011 9:08 pm
He didnt play it for long but i have a concert ( Veiw From the Vault IV Mabey)
http://www.deadimages.com/products/Phil ... in%22.html
 #100537  by seanc
 Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:35 pm
Phil Lesh101 wrote:He didnt play it for long but i have a concert ( Veiw From the Vault IV Mabey)
http://www.deadimages.com/products/Phil ... in%22.html
My inside baseball story on this... he started using the Smith as a personal slap in the face to G. Gould. Modulus was really taking off and getting a lot of orders, and the neck throughs that we were waiting for got pushed down on the priority list. This was his way of spanking modulus..
 #100601  by Phil Lesh101
 Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:53 pm
seanc wrote:
Phil Lesh101 wrote:This was his way of spanking modulus..
I Think He was just trying something new out, He Used Another Modulus After the Smith
 #100613  by seanc
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:10 am
Yes. He was trying something different, obviously. I guess you know better though. I just got my information from a very unreliable source. This was told to me by Phil backstage in Albany the night he used he used the smith.
 #100616  by waldo041
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:21 am


peace,
waldo
 #100618  by Rusty the Scoob
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 6:35 am
seanc wrote:
Phil Lesh101 wrote:He didnt play it for long but i have a concert ( Veiw From the Vault IV Mabey)
http://www.deadimages.com/products/Phil ... in%22.html
My inside baseball story on this... he started using the Smith as a personal slap in the face to G. Gould. Modulus was really taking off and getting a lot of orders, and the neck throughs that we were waiting for got pushed down on the priority list. This was his way of spanking modulus..
This totally sounds like something Phil would do. :lol: Patience doesn't seem to be one of his more abundant qualities. (not that I've met him, just judging by the stories I've read)
 #100619  by seanc
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:12 am
In my experience Phil was incredibly gracious and patient. I got to speak with him for @ 20 minutes before they went on. He very well could have shook my hand and said gotta go. And that would have been in and of itself more than enough.

Yes I think he wanted to try something different. But I think it was more a Phil spanking Geoff thing more than anything.
 #100626  by Phil Lesh101
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:55 pm
Rusty the Scoob wrote:True... I mean that he seems impatient only when it comes to gear... based on Parrish's and Scully's book he sounds pretty demanding in that regard. Meeting him must have been awesome!
If i meet phil Next week i Will Hugg him.... Just saying. :lol:
 #100628  by seanc
 Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:05 pm
Rusty the Scoob wrote:True... I mean that he seems impatient only when it comes to gear... based on Parrish's and Scully's book he sounds pretty demanding in that regard. Meeting him must have been awesome!
All I can say about that is parish gave consistently bad and conflicting information. Given who was giving the info to it is possible he was trying to just make him go away. But.... None the less I would be skeptical of any info from him.
 #100655  by Rusty the Scoob
 Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:57 am
That's an interesting take on Parrish. I've met exactly nobody in the GD family except Vince ( :lol: ) so I'm only piecing it together from afar, but I really liked Parrish's book. He seemed genuine and intelligent to me. But like I said, I've met nobody firsthand. Rock Scully's book is the one most often accused of being factually incorrect.