Top Ten Best Basslines


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21 Slide - Slave
22 Led Zeppelin - Ramble On
23 Peace Sells - Megadeth

How is this not in the top 40

24 Papa Roach - Getting Away with Murder
25 Can't Get Enough - Liz Torres
26 Sick Puppies - You're Going Down
27 Atomic Dog - George Clinton
28 Billie Jean - Michael Jackson

One of pop's best and catchiest basslines, that's for sure. - Mrveteran

Billie jean is number 1
Stupid list

29 Ain't We Funkin' Now - The Brothers Johnson
30 YYZ - Rush
31 My Name is Mud - Primus
32 David Bowie & Queen - 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.
QUEEN rocks!

33 Rio - Duran Duran

Best, immediately recognizable and equally fun to hear and play! - AlphaX

34 Body Slam - Bootsy Collins
35 Ian Dury And the Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

Cannot believe this is not higher!

36 Rage Against the Machine - Bullet In the Head
37 Black Sabbath - N.I.B.

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.

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38 Muse - Hyper Music

Great play between the lead and bass line

Even better than hysteria

39 Nirvana - Come As You Are
40 One More Shot - C-Bank
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Top Remixes (6)

1. Rage Against the Machine - Killing In the Name
2. PJ Harvey - Down by the Water
3. Papa Roach - Getting Away with Murder
1. Money - Pink Floyd
2. Orion - Metallica
3. Roundabout - Yes
1. Come Together - The Beatles
2. Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
3. Led Zeppelin - Ramble On

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