Who used Hofner bass?
Paul McCartney It was introduced in 1955 and gained celebrity status during the 1960s as one of the primary basses used by Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
What guitar does Paul McCartney use?
Paul McCartney played a Zenith Model 17 acoustic, then a Rosetti Solid 7 electric. For their first gigs in Hamburg, Paul (still a guitarist) took the Solid 7, John his Club 40, George the Futurama, and Stu Sutcliffe a Hofner 500/5 bass. None of these were great guitars – those came later.
Can you play a guitar with a violin bow?
You can play with a violin bow on any guitar you want, but it is noticeably easier on a guitar with a carved top, like a Les Paul. It works on flattop guitars like Teles or Strats, but it is trickier as you have less of an angle to approach the outside strings.