Best Bassists Ever
The Contenders: Page 6
He is the best, end of discussion. Don't know him? Go find out then!
RIP, Duck Dunn. No one had the same prowess like you. You rock.
Donald played with a saense of rythym second to none... His style of playing coupled with the layed back presence c/w the pipe in his mouth were entertaining to say the least.
This man plays with so much rhythm. Remember music is about what sounds best not who can play the fastest or craziest
Very underrated, but at least Bass Player knows and understands. They put him on the cover of July '07. You HAVE to rate to be on the cover.
Not only is he one of the top bassists, he's an innovator as the inventor of the 12-string bass.
Tom should be top 10 for his playing, his innovation, and his sexiness.V 9 Comments
D'arcy is like Sid Vicious in a sense. Not about the drugs and stuff, but just that she was there to fill the spot in a band of oddballs. She brought some cool vibes to the band but she's deserving of where she is on this list.
One of the best girl bassists out there. Just listen to Gish and Mellon Collie...you'll see.
Ahhh! I looove her, I was so gonna add her if she wasn't! yaaaay!V 1 Comment
He always giving a fan service like molest and licking his bass in a sexy way... His rhythm is perfectly absorb with the music... A genius composer. Can play a 5 string bass. He is the SEXIEST BASSIST EVER...
High skill, unique rhythm, fast learning.. He create the music, create the melody, create the love
His skill as a bassist is one of the best I've ever heard. His talent as a composer is top notch.
He has created nice, unique and interesting bass line. And that's what make Alice Nine's songs shine more. I never get tired listening to his bass line and his performance on the stage. Moreover, he's also one of the main composer of Alice Nine's songs, which makes him more awesome.V 30 Comments
Should be in the top 20; aside from the Who, plays with Mayer, Gilmour, Nine Inch Nails, Gabriel, etc. - no one as versatile - simply listen to the fretless on Paul Young's 'Wherever I lay my hat...'; from Wales, perhaps why overlooked on this post...?
Come on people you don't jump into the top 10 bass player John Entwhistle's shoes if you can't play! ! ! - peterzabriskie
Shame to see Pino down here he's wonderful to listen to and so very talented shame...
Probably the most sought after bassist of our time and music sheep don't even know who he is?V 1 Comment
I think according to his performance his rank should be in top 10.V 1 Comment
He is the consummate genius behind so many great songs. He can do anything... from James Taylor and Phil Collins to Billy Cobham (extremely Complicated Jazz)! Can do anything and is often called in to lend his expertise when needed to replace other's bad bass tracks.
Really, really intelligent choice. That explains why he's down here at 120.V 3 Comments
Pete Steele was an amazing musician, hugely talented bassist, creating a bass line to make the hairs stand up on end. He had influenced many other musicians over time and his music had never aged.
Not even top 100, come on he is an amazing bass player and is way better than anyone on this list. - lukestheman4
He's the best, none can hera him play because of chester's screaming. He should be in the top ten
have you ever heard waiting for the end?
Given up bass is awesomeV 10 Comments
He is way way better than Heath... Why is Heath on the higher rank than Taiji? Taiji is the master of tapping, slapping, picking, everything about bass. This is a shame
He's very talented, yet still un-credited. - Kodou1496
He has the better balance of feel and technicality against most of the bassists hear. Taps, slaps, and does just about everything with a bass or sometimes an acoustic
He should be in the Top 20V 4 Comments
She's the main person who inspired me to pick up the bass. All her baselines are catchy and the Pixies would not have has their place in music history without her.
The best bassist I've heard in my entire life. Should at least be No. 13 baby ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) - TheOnlyFish
He should be ranked much higher since he sings while playind, and, as a bass player myself, that is a very difficult thing to do.
He plays with the Eagles. He is amazing. Listen to Hotel California. He does an smazing job and deserves at least top 75.
Schmit does play Hotel California on Eagles Live, but that's Randy Meisner playing bass on the original recording.
Top 75? I think he should in the top 20V 2 Comments
Please all these other people can't compare with Adrian. I mean he is like the best bass player ever!
His bass notes correspond very well with Breaking Bemjamin's rhythm and lead guitar notes, and they blend in like a crowd. It's unnatural.
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