Best Bassists Ever

The Contenders: Page 14

261 Crazy Cool Joe
262 Yves Huts
263 Paz Lenchantin

Paz lenchantin's bass lines are heavy yet melodic... she needs to be on the list!!
See her playing ''ozzy's cure'', or ''the hollow'' -

264 Mark Sandman

He isn't the best bassist ever but he is certainly the most creative bassist on this list. He has his own sound because of how he plays the bass with only two strings with a slide to create a sound that drifts around freely and beautifully, plus Les Claypool likes him. RIP Mark

I can't believe it took so long to even get this guy on the list. - dumbasilook

RIP... A creative bassist that needs to be higher than 249.
Anybody ever hear of Morphine? Give it a listen, moody dark and mellow.

265 Randy Armstrong
266 Stu Cook
267 Phil Soussan
268 Mikko Paananen

Yeah most of you might not know him, haven't diversed enough in your music knowledge but many many HIM fans will tell you this guy rocks his bass, and with his sidekick lead guitarist Mikko "Linde" Lindström AKA Daniel Lioneye Band he provides the depth and strong sound we HIM lovers have come to know. He may not be the best, but to us HE IS THE BEST BASSIST!

269 Verdine White

Please go back and learn the music and the originators. EWF is one of the best bands of all time and Verdine drove that sound with skill, soul and showmanship. Definitely top 10 in my book.

What kind of list is this when Verdine White is put as the number 288th best bassist? outrageous!

270 David "David Z" Zablidowsky

Check him out with his band ZO2 or with Trans-Siberian Orchestra! David Z. Rocks!

271 Alec John Such

Bon Jovi would be a lot poorer without Alec, no lie

272 Jasmine You
273 Victor Bailey
274 Mark Wilson
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276 Sabelo Masondo

A clasical Bassist with the ability to change a song and make it his own, a man who takes strongly to instruction and has a good ear and eye for musical notes, a man who is morethan given in the music industry but Blessed.

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277 Henkka Seppälä Henkka Seppälä
278 Carl Radle

The greatest blues-rock bassist ever to lay the groove!

279 Larry Taylor
280 Glenn Cornick

No question Glenn should be in the top 50 bassists. I would even say top 20. He had the colorful melodies Jamison of motown had. Well let's see if we can get him up the list.

Glenn Cornick is (in my opinion) the best bassist Jethro Tull has ever had. He Was there from the beginning, and got fired for no reason in 1971. If you listen to Jethro Tull's cover of Bach's Bourée, you will see what I mean from his stellar bass solo which has a regular rhythm and actual bass strumming with his hands and back to the regular rhythm again. He is awesome.

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