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The Top Ten
John Deacon is the unsung hero of Queen.
Extremely catchy & funky bassline of one of Queen's best. Perfectly demonstrates why John Deacon was both the secret weapon member as well as the most underrated member of Queen. - Mrveteran
How can you not dance?!?! It's so amazingly catchy!
Where is the logo of Queen? Why isn't it here as the logo of the other bands?V 6 Comments
If you've played this song, you'll know what I'm talking about.
Pink Floyd RULES!
Manages to create something incredibly catchy, memorable and unique, all the while with the odd time signature of 7/4. Whatever I may think about Roger Waters as a person, he was undeniably a great bass player and this song is the most obvious proof of that. - Mrveteran
Well at the harder songs, like Pigs, David Gilmour actually played the (studio) bass - vr46
Easily one of the catchiest bass licks of all-time, a timeless classic that should top the list!
This entire song is just so funky, you can't help but move along to it; and the bassline, along with the 7/4 time signature, is one of the main reasons why it is so good.V 7 Comments
Most definitely the best bass line I've ever heard! Got to love how Muse isn't afraid to use the bass as not just a background instrument!
Oh yeah, VERY good bassline, played by one of the best bassists ever, Chris Wolstenholme
Chili peppers and muse have the best bass lines, but this song has more bass notes than guitar notes and in a great pattern
If the CD is not impressive enough... Check out Live at Glastonbury! THAT'S A BASS SOUND!V 4 Comments
What can I say?... flea is a fantastic bassist
Its no 5
Distortion, time signature changes and utterly heavy? What more could you ask for? Not to mention how the way it is made to sound like a bell ringing at points is a nice touch. RIP Cliff Burton. - Mrveteran
Not really a cool bassline, you are confusing it with the intro - emilk
The intro bassline says it all...
Great bass and a thinking song
Amazing bass in the song!
This should be on the top.
Come on guys. This song has one of the most recognisable bass lines ever. The time signatures are so unique and the growling 12/8 bass intro is awesome.
How could this one be missed?!?! -_-
Cliff Burton at his finest.
Too cool stuff baby :D makes you jump listening to the intro :DD
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Ok, just listen to this sample and tell me this doesn't belong in the top ten
THIS SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 10!
The bassline is pretty cool - christangrant
Should be in the top three at least. - georgielikesgreenday
Mike can write better bass lines on LSD than anyone else can while sober! Seriously though this should be #1
I think this one should be higher up on the list but at least it's in the top 10.
Stuart and the Ave is Mikes best basslineV 10 Comments
This should be in the top five. It has an awesome bassline and epic bass fills.
This bassline is amazing, it also has incredible fills.
John Deacon, one of the best bass players of all time and his best work, Under Pressure.
It's very annoying to see DB's name first in these credits. Everyone Knows that the bassline was already finished before DB even got involved w/ this kick-ass song. John Deacon and the GREAT FREDDIE MERCURY had already worked out the framework, so, it Should be QUEEN and then DB, Not the other way around. DB readily admits that the bassline and most of the song was almost done when he came to the studio to actually do another song w/Queen.
Anyway, fantastic song! Best versions are, of course, Freddie at Montreal and Wembley, w/out DB's input... Laugh out loud.
How is this not in the top 40
Simple and catchy
Awesome! - Fuziion
Probably the best bassline of the noughties, besides Schism perhaps. - Mrveteran
IF YOU ASKED ANYONE IF THEY HEARD "FEEL GOOD" SOME WOULD SAY NO. IF YOU SUNG THE LYRICS a lot MORE WOULD KNOW. BUT EVERYONE KNOWS THAT BASSLINE, It's A CLASSIC!
THIS SONG RULES
Doesn't even deserve 2 b on the list. Stupid list
It's claypool man!
Was this not on the list? - christangrant
Have you ever heard the original Dazed that these guys stole! Note for note bass line and most of the words! How did these guys not get their pants sued off them! That's not the only music these guys stole! Great bands give the credit to the real writers! The Who, The Beatles.
Stolen this may be, but it's stolen so damn well!
Zeppelin basslines are some of the best blues-jazz basslines in the industry, the world is worse off now that Bonzo and JPJ will never perform together again.
Where is aeroplane?!? This is still a great song and bass line. It's very prominent and distinct
I've played bass for many years and this has been one of my favorite songs to play since the beginning.
One of pop's best and catchiest basslines, that's for sure. - Mrveteran
Billie jean is number 1
This is the best bassline in Pop music
without the bass there would be nothing to like in this song
Cut the guitar, drums or vocal part. The bass part alone itself is great. - zxm
This bassline is Primus' hardest bassline. Just listen to it. - MKBeast
Listening to the track is one thing, but actually going to see them play it live is amazing. Best bass solo ever. Amazing show, too. Best metal band
Incredible bass solo, the first bassist to use distortion, and also a brilliang guitar riff. This is top 10 material along with Metallica's Orion and Megadeth's Peace Sells.V 1 Comment
Best, immediately recognizable and equally fun to hear and play! - AlphaX
Cannot believe this is not higher!
Also includes a bass solo - Metal_Treasure
Great play between the lead and bass line
Even better than hysteria
This is my favorite. Tool has the best basslines ever! - moose4life19V 1 Comment
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