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Memorabilia Monday: The 1st Bass

This Yamaha BB-300 bass is a true piece of Smashing Pumpkins/rock history. It belonged to Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and was played on stage by him at the very first Smashing Pumpkins show in 1988. Billy played this bass while James played guitar. As the group expanded, the instrument became bassist D’arcy Wretzky’s stage backup for all the early Smashing Pumpkins gigs. This bass is currently on display at Hard Rock Cafe, Seville, Spain. Keep Collecting!! Looking for more information on Smashing Pumpkins CDs, vinyl, posters, awards, clothing and more? Check out

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