60th Anniversary P Bass Notes & Trivia: 1969

The Meters, the 1969 debut album by the seminal New Orleans funk group of the same name, is released, introducing the world to the impeccable Precision Bass chops of what master New Orleans funk/soul bassist?

Update with answer: George Porter Jr.

Longtime Meters bassist George Porter Jr. gets it done in 2010 with his heavily battle-worn 1970 Precision Bass (1963 neck):

On what 1969 single did  Carol Kaye play a Fender Precision Bass strung with medium-gauge Fender flatwounds, picking with a heavy pick close to the end of the neck “for good sound depth”?

Answer: “Hikky-Burr”


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