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Guitarist Vincent Bell dies at 84

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Guitarist Vincent Bell dies at 84

Post by matt1 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 12:08 am

Guitarist Vincent Bell, known for his "watery" guitar sound has died at 84 years old. He played "Midnight Cowboy" (1969) & the remake of Bob Dylan's "Lay Lady Lay" (1970) for the late duo Ferrante & Teicher. Also played his "Airport Love Theme" in April of 1970. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinnie_Bell



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Re: Guitarist Vincent Bell dies at 84

Post by CK-722 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:37 am

He was on scores of hit records as a session musician. He invented the Electric Sitar. Whereas Ravi Shankar was Theoretical Sitar, Vinnie was Applied Sitar. Here's probably his most animated appearance on Electric Sitar. "She's A Heartbreaker" by Gene Pitney.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ePI3RFkm-c


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Re: Guitarist Vincent Bell dies at 84

Post by matt1 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:03 am

Vincent doing "That Happy Feeling" on sitar (remake of the late Bert Kaemphert song): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE3C1bX-6yk



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