The Rickenbacker Roger played was officially a Rose-Morris Model 1999, as it was a special-order for the UK importer. Released in the US under the name Rickenbacker 4001S. Its finish is known as Fireglo. After leaving Rickenbacker Waters went through a several color combinations of P-Basses before settling on the black body and maple neck.more
The Kinks plays live at the NME Poll-winners concert. Pete Quaife is seen playing his Rickenbacker 4001S in a fireglo finish in a close-up at 1:50. Dave Davis stated that "After he started making a little money, he went out and bought what he called a “proper” bass — a Rickenbacker 4001 (...)"more
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