Tag Archives: Hofner 500/1
George Harrison Cavern Club Liverpool 1962

While My Guitar Gently Weeps: A Look at George Harrison’s First Guitar

What was Harrison’s first guitar? According to Paul McCartney it was strictly a do-it-yourself affair….

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The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 33 – George Harrison’s Maton Mastersound

Before Harrison’s first Gent he borrowed this Australian solidbody from Barratt’s of Manchester and used it for a few performances….

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Many stories have circulated over the years about a special Hofner 500/1 with gold-plated hardware presented to McCartney....

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 31 – Paul McCartney and the Faux Hofner!

Many stories have circulated over the years about a special Hofner 500/1 with gold-plated hardware presented to McCartney….

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Although by '65 he'd switched largely to the Rickenbacker bass for studio work, McCartney appeared and recorded with this Hofner from "I Want to Hold Your Hand" through Let It Be and beyond....

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 17 – Paul McCartney’s ’63 Hofner 500/1 Bass

Although by ’65 he’d switched largely to the Rickenbacker bass for studio work, McCartney appeared and recorded with this Hofner from “I Want to Hold Your Hand” through Let It Be and beyond….

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By the time The Beatles returned to Hamburg to play an engagement at the Top Ten Club in April 1961, McCartney had reluctantly assumed bass duty....

The Beatles: Guitar Heroes 2

By the time The Beatles returned to Hamburg to play an engagement at the Top Ten Club in April 1961, McCartney had reluctantly assumed bass duty….

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Paul McCartney: Bass Lesson 101

Paul McCartney: Bass Lesson 101

Paul McCartney bass lesson on his Hofner 500/1!

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