In Conversation with Mo Foster - We Meet One Of The London Session World’s Most Wanted

June 6, 2016

About This Episode

Today we’re chatting to session legend Mo Foster, who has a credit list that could fill a book. In fact it has! It was an opportunity not to be missed when Mo invited us round for a chat about all things bass.

Having placed a ‘Bass Player Available’ ad in Melody Maker, Mo kick-started his session career in the early ‘70s. Working with ex-Manfred Mann singer, Mike D’Abo, and Olivia Newton-John was a springboard to numerous tours and studio dates with the likes of Hank Marvin, Cliff Richard and, later on, Van Morrison, Phil Collins and Jeff Beck.

His first professional bass was a Gibson EBO, but Mo soon switched camps and bought a Fender Jazz Bass, which he stripped and converted to a fretless in 1976. Becoming a bass player, Mo says, was the result of a series of accidents, many of which are revealed in his book, British Rock Guitar.

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