Best Slap Bass Songs

We all like guitar solos or riffs. But what if bass guitar can be played like lead guitar?
These are some of the best slap bass songs. Please add more.

The Top Ten

1 Tommy the Cat - Primus

Started to like this song only because of slap solo. - zxm

The best I could think of. - zxm

The sample has some slap bass parts. - zxm

2 Kareem’s Footprint - Buckethead Kareem’s Footprint - Buckethead

He's been a very good guitarist. but he plays good slap bass too. - zxm

3 Power Mad - Primus

Its not very noticeable. I mean if you just listen the song for first time.but if you pay little bit of attention then you'll hear the slap bass and its awesome! - zxm

4 Pow - Graham Central Station

No offense or not saying it worse. But when I saw the live version of the song, it was quite funny. I couldn't stop laughing. How they sing "POW" and dance. POW. - zxm

Released in '78. quite old song for slap bass. - zxm

5 U Can't Hold No Groove - Victor Wooten

The sample here will tell you. - zxm

6 Lopsy Lu - Stanley Clarke
7 Scoop - Marcus Miller
8 Greet the Sacred Cow - Primus
9 Higher Ground - Red Hot Chili Peppers

Is a good slap line, and flea is extremely good doing the slap


Flea is god of slap :D

10 Seinfeld - Kitsch and Camp

Thought could use this. - zxm

The Contenders

11 Guti (The Finale) - Aurthohin Guti (The Finale) - Aurthohin

I have added it low because its not in English. But it has more than one bass solos. Three (or four) slap bass solos. The last one isn't slap bass though. It's a tapping solo. - zxm

12 Glide - Pleasure
13 People Passing By - Pain of Salvation

This song starts with a slap bass. - zxm

Awesome! - zxm

14 Right Now - Korn
15 Nikkrishto - Aurthohin

The sample has some bass solo part. - zxm

Some of the parts got mixed with guitar riffs. but in the beginning you'll listen the solo. - zxm

16 Aeroplane - Red Hot Chili Peppers

One of my all-time favorite songs (the verses are the best)

17 Undisclosed Desires - Muse

The chorus untilizes slap bass expertly - GillisL

Thanks GillisL for adding it. never though Chris Wolstenholme slaps too. - zxm

18 Cancer - Aurthohin

And like always he has slapped his bass here too. - zxm

19 Shurjo 2 - Aurthohin

In the middle part he plays a slap bass. not really a solo. but a riff. - zxm

20 Guti (From Hell) - Aurthohin

Two or three solos. first one is most noticeable. - zxm

21 Bijoyer Gaan - Aurthohin

The song starts with a slap bass solo. - zxm

22 Onuvuti - Metal Maze
23 Aushomapto - Aurthohin
24 Na - Warfaze

Slap bass solo after the guitar solo. Wasn't the best. But quite good. - zxm

25 Dhushor Manchitro - Warfaze

The original one. - zxm

26 Domino Line - Casiopea
27 Take the Power Back - Rage Against the Machine
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