Best Bassists Ever

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301 Paul Harwood

You should try and stay sane playing with laying down a foundation for Marino!

302 Tony Butler

Yeah! Bill Wyman is better! Butler is at least in the top 10! Who made this dumb list?

303 William Murderface William Murderface
304 Paul D'Amour V 1 Comment
305 Jeff Berlin

Really? There are 416 bassists better than Jeff Berlin? Who comes up with these lists?

306 Nick Wire

You have mistaken him for Richie. Ridiculously low rating.

A beautiful bass player and lyricist. The manics were not the same wthout him

307 Joe Loeffler Joe Loeffler

Too bad this guy left Chevelle in 05 or whenever that was because this guy did some great stuff with Point #1, Wonder What's Next, and This Type of Thinking Could Do Us In

308 Leo Lyons

One of the best of all times.

309 Glen Matlock Glen Matlock Glen Matlock is an English musician best known for being the bass guitarist in the original line-up of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols.

The original bassist of the Sex Pistols! This guy could PLAY! - shawnwalker

310 Alick Macheso V 1 Comment
311 Peter Cetera Peter Cetera Peter Paul Cetera is an American singer, songwriter, and bassist best known for being an original member of the rock band Chicago, before launching a successful solo career.

Cetera, of Chicago fame, has some pretty good basslines, especially in the older stuff, like I'm a Man, In the Country, Mother, Lowdown, Dialogue, and Just You and Me.

312 Armistead Burwell Smith IV V 1 Comment
313 Pat Smear Pat Smear Georg Albert Ruthenber, professionally known as Pat Smear was the rhythm guitarist for the Grunge band Nirvana, and the Post-grunge band Foo Fighters.. V 1 Comment
314 Ron McGovney
315 Thom Yorke Thom Yorke Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

Colin Greenwood is the bassist for Radiohead. When did Thom play bass?

He also played oboe in Radiohead

316 Nigel Harrison

Bassist for Silverhead, Blondie, Chequered Past and more. He's worked on numerous projects throughout Michael Des Barres's career, right from the start with Silverhead, to now on Michael's most recent album The Key To The Universe. - 16_and_savaged

317 Lee Dorman

The fabulous bassist for Iron Butterfly is all the way down here? His bass-playing helped put the "heavy" in their sound. Also wrote the great tune "Termination". - BobG

318 Mikey Way

Mikey Way is the best bassist ever! Best bass players go 2 the best Bands... If you don't get it it's My Chemical Romance.. Best Band EVER!

Woo go Mikey! Best bassist in the world for the best band in the world! Everyone vote him up for Mikey's sake he needs a confidence boost! He's got such a sexy speaking voice he should use it more often!
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Mikey is definitely one of the best bass players in the world. One of my inspirations to pick up a bass actually. He should be rated higher!

3 words, Moikey fockin Way

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319 Matt Freeman

If this was actually judged on ability then Freeman would be way higher up, but unfortunately he has even been outvoted by Mikey Way who's been voted up by the fan girls not because he was good but purely because he's in My Chemical Romance. Well, used to be at least, good riddance. I'm not saying that Matt is the best bassist ever but his ability to write pure gold on the bass and his work in even Operation Ivy has been severely overlooked. Also, what's this about flea having good technique? Have you seen that guy play, his ability is reasonable but damn does he have poor slap technique.

of course one of the best bassist. people just don't realize it because he plays a genre that people don't generally listen to at large. if you ever see maxwell murder live you'll know by listening to him play and the peolpes reactions. seriously, the PUNK mosh pits stopped and everyone got on each others shoulders to watch. great bassist if I ever saw one - rottoncheesedude

Freeman's work with Operation Ivy and Rancid (especially on their eponymous debut) cemented his reputation as one of the best bass guitarists (and THE best punk rock bass guitarist) of all time. Listen to Rats in the Hallway and Rejected; his lead bass lines on those songs will blow you away. Bottom line: Extremely underrated.

The fact that Mikey Way is above this guy is 100% proof that this list is just based on the bands that these bassists play in. NEVER seen Mikey Way play anything that required. Matt, on the other hand, just listen to Maxwell Murder. - AutogolazzoJr

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320 P-nut

wow he is so underrated. He can lay down some slap bass, a hard rock riff, a relaxing reggae bass line, and he brings the FUNK! P-Nut can lay down any style, just like 311 can lay down any style of music. Pick up any 311 song and you'll see why

P-nut is nasty. Even if you don't like 311 you have to at least respect his skills. Maybe he shouldn't be in the top 20, but seriously, hes behind Pete Wentz who absolutely sucks at bass and pisses me off hes even in the top 100.

"Coda" gets me every time. His slap bass fill in "Come Original" is downright sick as well. "What Was I Thinking, " and "Don't Dwell" intros are dope; I could go on. Underrated.

See this dude in concert,then tell me he's not nasty!

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