Jimmy speaks with rock icon Bob Daisley on the phone and they talk about everything under the sun relating to Bob's career, bass playing, lyrics and the music business - In part 1, Bob … Bob Daisley The first Gibson I ever had was when I was about 16 and I bought a Gibson EB-2 that was popular in the 60's. So when I got the EB-3 to use on that album I used one of Randy's stacks cause he had a couple of these Marshall 100 Watt stacks and a couple of cabinets and a couple of heads and that so I used one head and one 4X12 mic'd for that album. I bought one that I'd had from England in the late 80s or 90s, it was supposed to be one of the first in England so it would be about 1960 and that's the one I used on the Kahvas Jute reunion. They probably just preferred the Fender sound so I had to swap it in and I got a Precision. I used that on a couple of tracks for a Kahvas Jute reunion in 2005, we did a live show, a gig here in Sydney called The Basement. Bob Daisley Yeah, and the bass sound with the Spencer Davis Group was quite distinctive as well. Bob Daisley Well that was one that I got because it was a nice shape, it was an attractive looking bass and it's got those banjo machineheads on it. Bob plays his 1961 EB3, Bob recording in 1970, with his early set-up of Gibson EB3 bass, and 100W Marshall head, 1967 Gibson EB-2 Short Scale Bass IMMACULATE. Crazy Train I Don't Know Steal Away The Night. Bob Daisley Well funnily enough even in the earlier days when I got my first EB-3 I got a Marshall 100 Watt head, that was a guitar head as well. FlyGuitars Well I think so yeah, mine's one of the JCM 800 Bass heads. 27,843 people like this. Quite often bands reform or try to recreate something and it doesn't quite come off but I think we really pulled it off, it sounds good. I've had that happen to a couple of mine but the Fenders are very robust and you could probably throw it across the room and it'd be still in one piece you know. We were sort of like a progressive rock band with an influence of Cream. Solder in tact and the case is like new so I thought it's another good one for the collection but that's the three EB-3s I've got. FlyGuitars You've got one of those yourself haven't you? Then I wanted a spare one just as a sort of back up in case something went wrong or you break a string or whatever. Bob Daisley's History With The Osbournes Over the years, many people have written in to the website to ask Bob Daisley about his work with Ozzy and the legal action taken against the Osbournes. If they fall or they get transported the wrong way or they are not packed properly the head can break off, it's always the head that goes first. I know a lot of people refer to it as Ozzy's solo career but when we formed that band it was a band and it was called The Blizzard Of Ozz. FlyGuitars Going back to the Gary Moore record Power Of The Blues, you used an EB-3 on that. I heard that the funny thing was that I think Jack Bruce was supposed to have used guitar heads anyway and Jimi Hendrix used bass heads. Bob Daisley Introduction Bob Daisley with 1961 Gibson EB3 bass - picture from the Kahvas Jute reunion gig www.kahvasjute.com By Graham Fieldhouse, February 2007 Bob Daisley has played bass with many of the hard rocks greats; performing on numerous albums by the likes of Mungo Jerry, Rainbow, Ozzy Osbourne and Gary Moore to name a few. Looking through the Gibson Production Numbers Lists 61133 it comes in at late 1961 to early 1962. Original Bass & Drum Tracks Blizzard Of Ozz. ‎Having cut his teeth playing bass guitar for English blues outfit Chicken Shack in the early '70s, Bob Daisley is an Australian musician and songwriter most prominently known for his work with Ozzy Osbourne and Gary Moore. Things like Keep On Runnin' and Gimme Some Lovin' and all that sort of stuff. Log In. Daisley this month launched a claim for $2m in unpaid royalties connected with Ozzy’s first two albums, Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman, recorded in 1980, which featured the bassist’s songwriting and bass playing.. Some of his most widely known work can be heard on albums such as Osbourne's…. We had it filmed and there's a DVD. Thanks to Graham Fieldhouse and Bob Daisley for making this interview possible. FlyGuitars So when did you get another Gibson? So it's a nice piece of history to have because if you listen to those early Little Richards records you know there it is that bass on them. 28,762 people follow this. Enter. Bob Daisley Yeah, I think was a 50 Watt guitar head. That's one I've really hung on to and it's been great, it's been really good, a real workhorse, it's been on so many records and albums and done so many tours. Right Bob Daisley, left Tim Gaze (with SG Custom). Inez also appeared on the 1993 Osbourne live … Here's how the credits read: Bass [Original Album Performer] – Bob Daisley Bass [Reissue] – … He'd done that first Bad Company album with it then I bought it off him after that. Bob Daisley I suppose the more high profile people that use a certain sort of instrument you stand a better chance, it's like free advertising really isn't it. or. Bob has a page on his website dedicated to the sordid legal entanglements that followed, but the Diary saga got even more bizarre when the 2002 remastered edition was issued with the bass and drum parts replaced. Without a doubt, Bob Daisley is one of the most influential bassists of all time. Ozzy Osbourne - No More Tears Bass Tab. I have rarely played it due to my hands being a bit duff now though i have always kept it well maintained and in a controlled temperature. ! 1968 GIBSON EB 3 BASS BRIDGE PICKUP COVER - made in USA, 1971 GIBSON EB 3 SLOTTED HEADSTOCK TUNER / E STRING, 1971 GIBSON EB 3 SLOTTED HEADSTOCK TUNER / G STRING, Find more vintage guitars for sale at vintageguitarsforsale.co. FlyGuitars Sure, and you've got the early EB-O with the Les Paul double cut body? Ozzy got me back to write again from scratch." Daisley’s otherworldly rhythmic and melodic sensibility adds a nuanced, Paul McCartney-like touch to his bass lines in now-classic songs like … In the rock bass world, Bob Daisley really needs no introduction. Daisley is perhaps best known for working with English musician Ozzy Osbourne, for whom he contributed bass, backing vocals, co-production and songwriting. I was very pleased with it. Bob Daisley Yeah it was just one that came available and I just bought it but there's not that much difference in a guitar head and a bass head anyway. The Gibson EB-2 was popular with a lot of high profile people for a while and then the EB-3 with certain people like Andy Fraser and Jack Bruce and the bass player in The Zombies, he used an EB-3 and even the bass player with the Jackson 5 had an EB-3 but that was only for short periods of time but the Precision has gone all the way through with so many different high profile people for a long period of time so I suppose that really does help. Bob Daisley No, Gary had that in mind because he'd worked with Jack. Guitarist Zakk Wylde contributed songwriting to the album, while Motörhead bassist/vocalist Lemmy Kilmister wrote the lyrics for six songs; however, only four were used on the album. Bass Guitar Magazine Interview | Bob Daisley Bob Daisley's CV reads like a condensed history of rock. 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