Best Rock Singing Bassists
I do not have a top ten because bass players are mostly works with the guitar and it matters who the band it. If I did do a top ten it would be going by just by what music the artist is from is better. Guitar is not like that sense there are solo artists that use the guitar. There is only a few who are the greatest and it will not be long and find out why I have these few on the list. I made this list for Blue Cheer and if you read my account you can understand how Blue Cheer is so great. I only put 10 on the main list to fill up the list.
The Top Ten
1 Dickie Peterson
Dickie Peterson is the music of Blue Cheer. Blue Cheer really plays the Rocking and classic Rock way. He brought something new out with Blue Cheer. Rush follow than and so did the rest of Hard rock. If other Rock artist like The Rolling Stones, The Who, Cream and Jimi Hendrix are the best and have best players than so does Blue Cheer. Blue Cheer have the same fell as those too. Why are you few people who knows Blue Cheer underrating Blue Cheer and the band members? - BlueFuse
2 Roger Waters
George Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .
3 Geddy Lee
Geddy Lee Weinrib, known professionally as Geddy Lee, is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist, bassist, and keyboardist for the Canadian rock group Rush.
4 Les Claypool (Primus)
Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author and actor best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus.
5 Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
6 Lemmy Kilmister
Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
7 Tom Araya
Tomás Enrique "Tom" Araya Díaz is a Chilean American musician, best known as the bassist and vocalist of the American thrash metal band Slayer.
The first one I thought of. He also manages to do both greatly. - Lucretia
8 Phil Lynott
Philip Parris "Phil" Lynott was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. His most commercially successful group was Thin Lizzy, of which he was a founding member, the principal songwriter, lead vocalist and bassist.
9 Jack Bruce
John Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker.
10 Suzi Quatro
Susan Kay "Suzi" Quatro is an American hard rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actress. She was the first female bass player to become a major rock star, breaking a barrier to women's participation in rock music.
11 Sumon (Aurthohin)
Saidus Salehin Khaled (Sumon), is a bass player, singer, songwriter, composer, music producer from Bangladesh and the vocalist and bassist for the rock band Aurthohin. He is known as "Bassbaba" (Father of Bass) among his fans and audiences for his bass guitar playing.
12 Hansi Kürsch
Hansi Kürsch, born Hans Jürgen Kürsch, is the lead singer, lyricist, co-composer and bassist for German power metal band Blind Guardian . Heavily influenced by Freddie Mercury, he creates a huge choir effect by overdubbing his own voice multiple times in complex, overlapping vocal harmonies. He records ...read more.
13 Benjamin Orr
Benjamin Orzechowski, known as Benjamin Orr, was an American musician best known as a singer, bassist and co-founder of the rock band the Cars.
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE, known professionally by his stage name Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He is best known as the lead singer for the English band The Police
15 Tobias Sammet
Tobias Sammet is a German metal musician, best known as the vocalist and primary songwriter of the power metal band Edguy, as well as the founder, main singer and bassist of the metal opera Avantasia.
16 Mike Oldfield
17 Gene Simmons
Chaim Witz, known professionally by his stage name Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.
18 Jarkko Ahola
Jarkko Kalevi Ahola is a Finnish performing artist, composer and singer, best known as a metal singer. He is the vocalist, bass player and one of the three songwriters of the metal band Teräsbetoni. He also started a solo career as Ahola, a metal band.
19 Fernanda Lira
20 John Deacon
John Richard Deacon is a retired English musician, best known as the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen.
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