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    Marvin Isley's Yamaha Bass Guitar. This cream white Yamaha BB5000A five-string electric bass was owned and used by the seminal bass guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Isley became part of the official band lineup in the early '70s, helping to pave the band's way to success in the wake of their platinum LP 3+3, later splitting off with the group Isley-Jasper-Isley in the '80s, then reuniting with the Brothers before being sidelined by diabetes in the '90s. The guitar is in Excellent condition and is accompanied by a hardshell carrying case.

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    April, 2010
    9th-11th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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