Hit Parader Magazine
Cheap Trick: Words and Pictures
Tom Petersson is pictured on the front cover playing a Hamer B12A 12-string bass, and another B12A photo from 1979 is included in the pictorial section. By the time this issue was published, Petersson had already left Cheap Trick.
Cheap Trick Guest Star With The Who
An announcement of Cheap Trick’s touring plans includes a photo of a Hamer B12A 12-string bass. A discography of Cheap Trick albums and singles is included later in the magazine.
This issue also includes two photos of Nick Lowe with his Hamer B8S 8-string bass.
For the 1980 Yearbook published in the fall of 1980, Hit Parader recycled the photo of Tom Petersson and his Hamer B12A for the front cover. It was previously published in the January, 1980 issue. No other 12 content.