What Bass did Jimmy Bain play?

Gibson Thunderbird IV Bass In this photo, Bain can be seen with a Gibson Thunderbird IV in a Sunburst finish.

Who played bass on Rainbow in the Dark?

Campbell recalled how the genesis of the Dio song came from a loose jam session he and bassist Jimmy Bain and drummer Vinny Appice had been having fun with when Ronnie arrived at the rehearsal studio one day.

How did Jimmy Nail get his name?

After being released he worked in a glass factory. While opening a crate of glass he stood on a six-inch spike that went through his foot and thereafter was called “Nail”, a name he later adopted professionally.