The Hofner Violin Bass is closely associated with the Beatles and Sir Paul McCartney in particular. The Hofner was actually a copy of a Gibson bass. This is one of those rare occasions when the copy superceeded the original. Look closely! This bass is strung lefty!
Musician Paul McCartney and his wife Nancy Shevell walk in the paddock following qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 12, 2011 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.