Bass guitar used by Norwood Fisher in the band Fishbone

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Description
A Peavey T-40 bass guitar (2012.53.1a) and case (2012.53.1b) used by Norwood Fisher, the vocalist and bass guitarist of the American alternative rock band, Fishbone. The guitar has a serial number: [00377681].
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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Musical Instruments
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
1980s
Object number
2012.53.1ab
Created by
Peavey Electronics, American, founded 1965
Used by
John Norwood Fisher, American, born 1965
Subject of
Fishbone, American, founded 1979
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Punk (Music)
Rock and roll (Music)
Medium
hardwood with polyurethane , maple, rock , steel , nickel silver , chrome , polycarbonate and nylon
Dimensions
H x W x D (2012.53.1a): 47 3/4 x 14 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (121.3 x 36.2 x 5.7 cm)
H x W x D (2012.53.1b): 16 3/4 x 50 1/4 x 4 5/8 in. (42.5 x 127.6 x 11.7 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
double basses