Top Ten Progressive Rock Bassists


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1Geddy LeeGeddy Lee Weinrib, OC, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.
2Chris SquireChristopher Russell Edward Squire was an English musician, singer and songwriter. He was best known as the bassist and founding member of the progressive rock band Yes.
3John Myung
4Greg Lake
5Roger WatersGeorge Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .
6Tony Levin
7Mike Rutherford
8Billy SheehanWilliam "Billy" Sheehan is an American bassist known for his work with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, Niacin, and The Winery Dogs.
9Justin ChancellorJustin Gunnar Walter Chancellor is an English musician formerly in the band Peach but best known as the bass player for rock band Tool. Chancellor is of English and Norwegian descent.
10Martin Mendez

The Contenders

11John Lodge
12Doug Ferguson
13Michael Lepond
14Colin Edwin
15Eddie Jackson
16Mariusz Duda
17Pete Trewavas

Bassist for Marillion and Transatlantic. Severely underrated. - TheStargazer

18John Wetton
19Troy SandersTroy Jayson Sanders is an American musician, singer, and songwriter best known as a member of the Atlanta, Georgia metal band Mastodon, in which he plays bass and shares lead vocal duties with guitarist Brent Hinds and drummer Brann Dailor.
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