Friday, July 10, 2009
Sadly, founding member of The Ventures, Bob Bogle, passed away last month. The Ventures are/were a seminal instrumental band formed in the late '50's by Bogle and Don Wilson. Bogle was the lead guitarist and later, the band's bassist. The Ventures are in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This record, on the Dolton label, (Liberty) is in "visual sound STEREO." I thought these guys played nothnig but Fender guitars (Strat, P bass), but the back album cover states, "The Ventures play the Mosrite Guitar exclusviely." I had no idea. That is what I love about this blog - I learn something new with each post.