Best Bassists Ever

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341 Nathan Newell
342 Ricky Phillips V 2 Comments
343 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!

344 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.

345 Billy Greer
346 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).

347 Gary Johnson
348 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

349 Rob Derhak

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

350 Michael Henderson
351 Shuu

Great bassist in Japan

352 Chuck Rainey
353 David Hungate

Dave did so well as a thinking person's sideman as well as for Toto right up to Toto 4

354 Kenny Passarelli

Listen to the late Dan Fogelberg's The Innocent Age for proof of Kenny's prowess

355 Tom Blankenship

Tom is the bassist for My Morning Jacket. The way him and the drummer blend together is fantastic, they give the band so a strong bass feeling. Also, My Morning Jacket is the best rock band ever, I am a senior citizen so I have heard them all and no one compares to MMJ

Best bassist in the world Just listen to him play and you will understand

356 H.J. Freaks
357 Bruce Thomas

Elvis Costello and the Attractions would never have been so tight without him. Just listen to the "Get Happy" album for unassailable evidence.

Astonishingly tight, inventive and technically superb as part of one of the finest bands of their type ever created - the Attractions. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer too. Check out 'Lipstick Vogue' or the album 'This Year's Model' to see what the fuss was about

358 Helmut Hattler

One hallmark of a great bass player is the ability to identify him/her and his/her style just by hearing them play. Hattler is one of the most unique-sounding bassists of all time.

359 Varg Vikernes Varg Vikernes
360 David Vincent David Vincent David Justin Vincent, also known as Evil D, is an American musician who is best known as the former lead vocalist and bassist for the death metal band Morbid Angel as well as the bassist for Genitorturers.
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