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Hagström H8 Bass
John Paul Jones, King's Hall, Aberystwyth, Wales, January 16, 1973.
General Specs
Body: Beveled double cutaway mahogany
Finish: Sunburst
Neck: Maple, 30" scale
Fingerboard: Rosewood, ivory dot inlays
Frets: 21
Headstock: Silver plastic Logo
Tuners: (4) Gotoh bass tuners, (4) Gotoh guitar tuners
Pickguard: 3-ply black-white-black cellulose
Pickups: Dual Hagström standard bass pickups
Controls: (1) Master Volume, (1) Master On/Off switch, (1) On/Off switch for each pickup, (1) Mute Switch, (1) Tone Switch
Years in use: 1970-1976
"Since the Zeppelin days, I've always had multi-string basses. I used to use 8-string basses as early as 1970 ('Celebration Day") -- a regular bass with octave strings." - John Paul Jones, Sound On Sound, November 1999.

John has been using multi-string basses since the Zeppelin days, when he bought a Hagstrom and used it on a few riffs on the Presence album, most famously on 'Achilles Last Stand'. - Global Bass, March 2002

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Hagström H8 Bass
Led Zeppelin, January 16, 1973, King's Hall, Aberystwyth, Wales
Hagström H8 Bass
Hagström H8 Bass
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