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Published on Jun 2, 2012
Recorded live in 2004 at Summer NAMM in Nashville and now available from www.earwavemusic.com as a bonus cut on the DVD "The Day The Bass Players Took Over The World." "Scorpio" was originally recorded by Dennis Coffey and the Detroit Guitar Band, featuring legendary Detroit (and NYC, Philly, and Nashville) session bassist Bob Babbitt, was an instrumental hit in the early 70s, "Scorpio" has perhaps the longest bass solo on a pop hit ever, nearly half its 4 minute length. This live version features Bob as special guest, sitting in with Dave Pomeroy and the All-Bass Orchestra. Dave Pomeroy and Roy Vogt are playing piccolo and piccolino basses made by R.M. Mottola, a Massachusetts luthier, as part of a "family" of four basses, one with normal tuning, one up an octave (piccolo) and a pair up two octaves (piccolino). The All Bass Orchestra includes (L-R) Rick Taylor, Roy Vogt, Charlie Chadwick (upright) Dave Pomeroy, Dave Roe (upright) Bob Babbitt, Paul Arntz, Jackie Street. copyright 2012 by earwave music.