The EB0 is a true design classic and was
Gibsons most popular bass.
The vast majority of these guitars were produced in the 1960s when Cream style blues rock was at its height (Jack
Bruce, the bass player with Cream is famous for his EB3 bass playing). Interestingly, whilst few major artists used
the EB0; the EB3 had a greater tonal range, it was popular with the garage, blues, soul and church bands of the 1960s
and 70s. Users include David Knights of Procol Harum, Felix Pappalardi of Mountain (who gave his to Jack Bruce after a concert,
carving "to Jack, xxx Felix" into it) and Jermaine Jackson of the Jackson Five.
The short scale (20 frets on a 30.5 inch neck) and mahogany throughout made for a
quick playing bass with a heavy sound from the Humbucker pick-up that was popular with the blues/rock movement of the
late sixties, and which led to it being called the "Mudbucker". A true design classic it still looks
as fresh as it did in 1961.