Herbie Flowers with his Walk On The Wild Side bass during a Rotosound 1990s shoot

Transformer by Lou Reed is released featuring Herbie Flowers using RS88 Tru Bass strings. As one of Britain’s best-known session bass-players, Herbie performed with T Rex, David Bowie, Al Kooper, Harry Nilsson, Cat Stevens, and George Harrison.

2018 saw Herbie playing bass guitar on the 40th Anniversary UK Arena Tour of “Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of H.G.Wells’ War of the Worlds” – which he also played on the original 1976 recording. His blue Fender Jazz Bass is still fitted with the black nylon and yellow silk Tru Bass strings.

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