Best Bassists Ever

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201 Jayen Varma

plays amazing Indian new genre slap bass - eastwestnotes

202 Mel Schacher

This guy is no doubt a top 5 if not top 2. I will say THE most under rated bassist ever. Grab your bass and keep up with him. Played along side THE most under rated guitarist ever.

All you have to do is listen to I'm you're captain. 'Nough said.

203 Timi Grabber Hansen
204 Bob Babbitt

The backbone of almost every great song that came out of Motown. His basslines are indelibly etched in most of America's memorieswithout them ever knowing who he was!

RIP, Robert will always be remembered for two things: your work with The Funk Brothers and your bass solo on Dennis Coffey's Scorpio

205 Wolfram Abt

He was one of the best in the world and the best Austrian bassist ever!

My Father was the best there ever was and he should be in the top 10

206 Chi Cheng

Great bassist with tons of energy! This whole band is so underrated it hurts.



207 Derek Forbes

Simply the best bassist.
Already been voted greatest Scottish bassist ever.
Just listen to his bassline for "I Travel" and you'll see why he deserves to be in the top ten at least.

Truly one of the best bassist's ever! Deserves to be at least in the top 10! Absolutely fantastic player. Let's get him up the list!

Premonition, Waterfront, I could go on and on... Truly a master of the craft. Simple Minds lost the creative force after Derek left.

The best! No debate.

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209 Holger Czukay

Underrated! He plays hypnotic, repetitive beats that are so damn psychadelic!

His playing is hypnotizing, and is the perfect pairing to Jaki Liebezeit's primal beats. Repetition has never been so interesting as it is with Can, and Czukay plays as big a part in that as the other members.

210 Evan Brewer

Best bassist ever. He totally destroys all competition with his mind-blowing technical riffs and unique, experimental style. Check out his album called "alone. " EVERY sound on the album comes from a bass. Your mouth will stay open when you hear its entirety, guaranteed.

211 Tom Wolk

RIP, Tom T Bone Wolk--you were a fantastic sideman to Hall & Oates

212 Rinus Gerritsen V 1 Comment
213 Josy John

An Indian bassist, not that famous but his skills sometimes makes us say "oh yeah he's the best" go and type josy john in YouTube

214 Dick Lövgren
215 Chuck Rummans

Very under rated he is always on the Christian top five writers but I have always loved his bass playing

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216 Thundercat

Underrated apparently

217 Ben McKee Ben McKee Benjamin Arthur "Ben" McKee is an American musician, best known as the bassist of the Las Vegas-based rock band Imagine Dragons. V 1 Comment
218 Lexxi Foxx
219 Peter Baltes
220 Mick Quinn
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