Top Ten Rock Bass Performances


The Top Ten

1 YYZ - Geddy Lee (Rush)
2 My Generation - John Entwistle (The Who)

There is absolutely no argument.

3 Around the World - Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
4 Another One Bites the Dust - John Deacon (Queen)

This song became a part of pop culture because of John Deacon's performance

5 Roundabout - Chris Squire (Yes)
6 The Real Me - John Entwistle (The Who)

Awesome. I think he might have become a little annoyed that Chris Squire was getting all the attention.

7 (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth - Cliff Burton (Metallica)
8 Won't Get Fooled Again - John Entwistle (The Who)
9 Powerslave - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
10 Human Insecticide - Jeff Waters (Annihilator)

The Contenders

11 La Villa Strangiato - Geddy Lee (Rush)
12 For Whom the Bell Tolls - Cliff Lee Burton (Metallica)
13 Peace Sells - David Ellefson (Megadeth)
14 My Last Words - David Ellefson (Megadeth)
15 Sweet Child O' Mine - Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses)
16 Rime Of The Ancient Marriner - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
17 Pictures of Home - Roger Glover (Deep Purple)
18 Money - Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
19 Hysteria - Chris Wolstenholme (Muse)

My favourite bassline of all them. God bless Chris Wolstenholme. - Userguy44

20 Can't Stop - Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
21 Number of The Beast - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
22 Soul to Squeeze - Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
23 Boris the Spider - John Entwistle (The Who)
24 Emerald - Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy)
25 Bang A Gong (Get It On) - Steve Currie (T.Rex)

T. Rex is one of the best and most famous rock bands all over the world.
Why are they miss?

26 Pump It Up - Bruce Thomas (Elvis Costello)
27 2 Minutes to Midnight - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
28 The Crunge - John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin)
29 Dolly Dagger - Billy Cox (Jimi Hendrix)
30 Slowride - Tony Stevens (Foghat)
31 Simple Man - Leon Wilkeson (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
32 Rocket Queen - Duff McKagan (Guns N' Roses)
33 Calm Like a Bomb - Tim Commerford (Rage Against the Machine)
34 Sunshine of Your Love - Jack Bruce (Cream)
35 Cygnus X1 - Geddy Lee (Rush)
36 Sweet Emotion - Tom Hamilton (Aerosmith)
37 Freewill - Geddy Lee (Rush)
38 Xanadu - Geddy Lee (Rush)
39 Sympathy for the Devil - Keith Richards (Rolling Stones)
40 Would - Mike Starr (Alice In Chains)
41 Under Pressure - John Deacon (Queen)
42 Sparks - John Entwistle (The Who)
43 Aces High - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
44 Blood Brothers - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
45 Fire - Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix)
46 Tom Sawyer - Geddy Lee (Rush)
47 Wake Up - Tim Commerford (Rage Against The Machine)
48 Give It Away - Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
49 Heartbreaker - John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin)
50 I Want You (She's So Heavy) - Paul McCartney
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Top Remixes

1. YYZ - Geddy Lee (Rush)
2. Around the World - Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
3. My Generation - John Entwistle (The Who)
1. (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth - Cliff Burton (Metallica)
2. Powerslave - Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)
3. Human Insecticide - Jeff Waters (Annihilator)


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