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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
Best bassline I have ever heard
I LOVE THIS SONG! DEACON IS THE BEST!
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
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
If you've played this song, you'll know what I'm talking about.
Pink Floyd RULES!
Easily one of the catchiest bass licks of all-time, a timeless classic that should top the list!
Amazing song. Really cool time signature of 7/4.V 6 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...
Ok, just listen to this sample and tell me this doesn't belong in the top ten
THIS SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 10!
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.
Should be in the top three at least. - georgielikesgreenday
I think this one should be higher up on the list but at least it's in the top 10.
The Bassline was written when the Bassist was high on LSD. That alone sells it as one of the best.
How could you not love a song about masterbation?
It's about intense boredom, it's not entirely about masturbation. - Tristan1975R5V 5 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
Doesn't even deserve 2 b on the list. Stupid list
It's claypool man!
Simple and catchy
Awesome! - Fuziion
Probably the best bassline of the noughties, besides Schism perhaps. - Mrveteran
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.
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