Best Bassists Who Use the Fender Precision BassThe Precision Bass was the first electric bass guitar to become a huge success. It was so iconic that for a time, people in general referred to bass guitars (regardless of who made them) as "Fender basses". It replaced the upright bass in popularity, and is still frequently used to this day. As always, players who use the Precision Bass more frequently get higher priority on the list. Feel free to add more examples.
I love how this bass sounds and John Deacon knew how to play it properly.
John most frequently used Precision basses while on stage with Queen.
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He's used his white Precision Bass on every album since their debut, and it's been modified several times over the course of its existence.
He has been using the same Precision Bass since day one, and it's been modified several times
James Jamerson used a Precision Bass all throughout his time with Motown (except for a few early recordings). His work is considered to be a staple of the Precision Bass's history.
He first began using the Precision bass in 1968, and it became his main instrument after his Rickenbacker 4001 was stolen in 1970. His black Precision Bass became his main stage bass in 1972 and has since become the basis for his signature model.
Pino is noted for his session work and his role as touring bassist for The Who since John Entwistle died. His signature model P-Bass is apparently a combination of two of his favorite P-Basses.
According to the Radiohead-themed website The King of Gear, Colin got his favorite Precision Bass (No. 1) in 1996 from another bassist by trading his Music Man Sterling (his main bass guitar at the time). He also owns two other Precision basses. The one that you see in the picture is No. 2.
Bassist for Booker T. and the M.G.'s, the house band for Stax Records. He used a 1959 Precision bass all through the Sixties and even kept his first Precision Bass till his death, a 59 that he assumed was a 58.
Dee Dee used a variety of P-Basses while in the Ramones, all relatively simple-looking.
He's frequently used a Precision Bass both in and out of the Clash. That bass you see him smashing on the cover of London Calling? A P-Bass.
He is an amazing Bassist
Duff is a Fender Bass
The original bass player for the Shadows. Around the same time that Hank Marvin got one of the first Fender Stratocaster guitars in the UK, Jet likewise became one of the first British owners of the Fender Precision Bass.
His signature instrument was a black Fender Precision Bass, furnished with a mirror pickguard and used frequently on stage and in videos.