Greatest Bass Solos

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21 Guti (The Finale) - Bassbaba Sumon V 2 Comments
22 Tetsuya Ogawa (l'arc~en~ciel) - Fare Well
23 John Entwistle - 5115

i man really, its what eruption is to the guitar for bass

Come on the hardest thing the greatest bass player has ever done, and you can't be the greatest if you play slap so don't give me any of that FLEA nonscence

Best EVER!

24 Geddy Lee - Show Me Don't Tell Me

Clearly one of his most of his most creative solos, lot's of slapping, bending and scales

25 Flea - Coffee Shop

frantic and fast, takes your breath away

26 Flea - Around the World

Why this song isn't in the list? Just hear the beginning! Flea is so talented. - Itzi04

27 Les Claypool - Tommy the Cat

The most complex bass line ever

Claypool deserves the top spot on any best bassist list. Metallica fans need to listen to other artists too. YEEAH

28 Billy Sheehan - NV43345 Billy Sheehan - NV43345 William "Billy" Sheehan is an American bassist known for his work with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, Niacin, and The Winery Dogs.

Billy is one of the greats of our time, show in respect to be on the list... but he has so much more in his cache than some, and it's better stuff!

29 Stuart Hamm - Blue Powder
30 Lemmy - Ace of Spades

Lemmy is bass god and Ace Of Spades should be in first 10.

31 Bernard Edwards - Good Times
32 Matt Freeman - Maxwell Murder

Matt Freeman whacks out this song and unlike many (Not all, but many) other solos on here he doesn't use effects. One of the best solos in punk rock next to Axiom, also by Matt Freeman.

He does also wing a few extra minutes a lot when playing live.

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33 Shaat Din - Sumon
34 Mattias Bernvall - Hate to Say I Told You So
35 Jaco Pastorius - A Remark You Made

Teen town, Portrait of Tracy, Oppus Pocus, You need to add some more Jaco to the list!

36 Krist Novoselic - Come As You Are

no doubt a beautiful bass line - latekurt

37 Flea - Torture Me
38 John McVie - The Chain (Live 1997)
39 Johnny Christ - Blinded in Chains Johnny Christ - Blinded in Chains Jonathan Lewis Seward, known as Johnny Christ, is the bassist of the American heavy metal band Avenged Sevenfold. Seward is the fourth bassist to join Avenged Sevenfold in 2003, replacing former member Dameon Ash.

Insane song by avenged sevenfold, johnny play so well in solo

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40 John Paul Jones - The Lemon Song John Paul Jones - The Lemon Song John Baldwin, better known by his stage name John Paul Jones, is an English multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.

A full band jam session in the middle of the song, with page, plant and bonzo - each of them one of the greatest in their era, and still john shines above all with his gloomy bass, with a bluesey improvisation that is one of a kind.

JPJ at his finest. Just a hypnotic bass line that grooves and grooves. Doing its' own thing for 6:20

Incredible solo and incredible song... The first time I heard this song I literally feel myself like I was drunked ahahhahah
It s a song that take your head and brake it

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