Hofner Bass Guitars
The Hofner bass guitar was made famous by Paul McCartney of The Beatles. The easily identifiable bass guitar by both look and sound gave Paul McCartney a presence that embodied the classic rock era and has grown to continue to be relevant today.
The Hofner electric bass, also known as the Beatle Bass, is a violin bass guitar that was initially designed to have a similar rich tone as the traditional double bass but with a light Hollowbody design that would be easy to play with electric amplification.
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For the most part, Hofner makes very affordable bass guitars with the exception of the Hofner vintage collections. Whether its the cool vintage look, the double bass tone sound, the warm pick ups or ease of play, the Hofner Electric bass is a great choice for the beginner bassist, the intermediate bassist or the professional bassist.
From Paul McCartney of The Beatles to Kevin Parker of Tame Impala, the Hofner signature look and sound have remained relevant and impressive in the world of music.
In addition to Paul McCartney of The Beatles making the Hofner Bass Guitar famous, other bassists that made Hofner their bass guitar of choice, include:
Kevin Parker of Tame Impala
Satomi Matsuzaki of Deerhoof
Chris Wood of The Wood Brothers and Medeski Martin and Wood