Bill "The Buddha" Dickens
Bill (the Buddha) Dickens became a performer/inventor when the speed of his funky bass lines allowed him to do more than the traditional four string electric bass would allow. Working with Cort Guitars, the Dickens model was designed by Bill and the Cort engineers to get the most out of his talents. As the product sold, it was clear the ideas he had for a 6 and 12 string bass were also desired by many other players and soon a full series of Buddha basses were manufactured.
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