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Guild Thunderbass amplifier

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Guild Thunderbass amplifier used by Christopher Dowd, keyboardist, vocalist and trombone player, in the alternative rock band, Fishbone. The amplifier has a serial number of: [4773].
Created by
Guild Guitar Company, American, 1952 - 1995
Used by
Christopher Dowd, American
Subject of
Fishbone, American, founded 1979
Date
before 1978
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, From the Heart of the Family Hood, a Gift to the Ever Expanding Present
Medium
plastic , metal , wood , cloth , plant fiber
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12 x 21 1/2 x 12 1/4 in. (30.5 x 54.6 x 31.1 cm)
Type
amplifiers
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Object number
2012.53.2
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Punk (Music)
Rock and roll (Music)
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions