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Songs With the Best Bass Lines
Oct. 11, 2012
Blog
Column
Writer: Gary Willis (Fintan28)

A List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

Bass Player

1

Bassology

Willie Dixon

straff

Willie Dixon

2

Jack the Bear

Duke Ellington Orchestra

lonniej

Jimmy Blanton

3

Stand By Me

Ben E. King

Mark68

Wendell Marshall

4

Save My Soul

Wimple Winch

BeltwayBandit

Barry Ashall

5

Barbary Coast

Weather Report

nilpferd

Jaco Pastorius

6

Lady Evil

Black Sabbath

llamalpaca

Geezer Butler

7

Sweet Emotion

Aerosmith

cosmicsouth

Tom Hamilton

8

Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker)

Parliament

magicman

Bootsie Collins

9

Black Swan

Thom Yorke

helenf888

Thom Yorke

10

Primary

The Cure

bethnoir

Simon Gallup

11

Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)

Us3

9hairs9knots

Ron Carter

12

Funkin' for Jamaica

Tom Browne

RipThisJoint

Marcus Miller

B List

Song

Artist

Recommended by

Bass Player

1

Liquidator

Harry J Allstars

magicman

Aston 'Familyman' Barrett

2

Tsukiyo No Yuuhodou

cali≠gari

HoshinoSakuri

Kenjirou Murai

3

Freddie Laker

Jean-Jacques Burnel

wyngatecarpenter

J.J. Burnel

4

Strange Things

Tackhead

DarceysDad

Doug Wimbish

5

I Wish

Stevie Wonder

DaddyPig

Nathan Watts

6

Max the Millionaire

English Dogs

wyngatecarpenter

Wattie Watson

7

You're So Vain

Carly Simon

gordonimmel

Klaus Voorman

8

Chain of Fools

Aretha Franklin

Abahachi

Donald 'Duck' Dunn

9

Coup

23 Skidoo

Shoegazer

Peter 'Sketch' Martin

10

Waiting for an Alibi

Thin Lizzy

DarceysDad

Phil Lynott

11

West Coast Peacock

Ronnie Hudson & the Street People

RipThisJoint

Ronnie Hudson

Fever

Peggy Lee

stardust57

Max Bennett

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