- MAKE: GIBSON
- MODEL: LES PAUL BASS [also known as Les Paul Triumph Bass
- VINTAGE: (between 1971-1979)
- FINISH: WHITE
- Stage: [uncertain]
- Studio: "One" [per Guitar (UK) ~ January 1996 (Vo. 6
No 2) ], "Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own"
- Video: "One" [Anton Corbijn/Berlin version]
"I have an short-scale Gibson Les Paul Recording Bass from the ’70s.
I don’t know what it is about this one—it’s a very inspiring instrument. The strings very rarely get changed,
and I haven’t changed the way it’s set up since I bought it. But I always have it sitting around the studio. When
I put it on, I always go somewhere with it, playing little melodies. That’s what I used to play the countermelody on
“Sometimes You Can’t Make It on Your Own.” - Adam Clayton