Best Bassists Ever

The Contenders: Page 17

321 Sami Hinkka Sami Hinkka
322 Henkka Seppälä Henkka Seppälä
323 Nathan Newell
324 Jeff Pilson Jeff Pilson

Come on. Surely, Jeff ranks higher than 318.

Dokken, Foreigner... He is awesome

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325 Ricky Phillips V 2 Comments
326 Leland Sklar

Unsure who made this list, but check Mr. Sklar's list of who he has played with, what he has played, what type of music he CAN play. He's amazing!

327 Carl Radle

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

328 Larry Taylor
329 Larry Taylor

Obviously the newbies who haven't done any history homework back any further than say 1990 won't know anything of him or the late Bob Babbitt of the Funk Brothers.

330 Billy Greer
331 Rinus Gerritsen V 1 Comment
332 Pete Way

Wildman Pete Way influenced many popular bass players, both in musicianship and showmanship (he even persuaded many of us to wear some of the ugliest trousers ever made).

333 Gary Johnson
334 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.

335 Ryan Stasik

I agree that every generation has their own "heir to the thrown" but this man needs some recognition! He is super solid. Not top ten overall but anyone that can stand between Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinninger 200 nights a year and improvise w/ them? WTFWTFWTF AMAZING. UMPHREY'S McGEE

336 Rob Derhak

Just listen to some MOE! Rebubala, Timmy Tucker, Mexico? Come on

337 Michael Henderson
338 Shuu

Great bassist in Japan

339 Bob Glaub

Best work he ever did? Try Steve Perry's Street Talk, well done

340 Chuck Rainey
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