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Favorite Non Beatles Basslines.
26 May 2011
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The Guns of Brixton by the Clash has to be one of my favorite Basslines ever. What are your favourites?

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"At the Zoo" -- Simon and Garfunkel. 

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26 May 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

The Guns of Brixton by the Clash has to be one of my favorite Basslines ever.

Mine too. Add in Trampled Under Foot by Led Zeppelin; Message in a Bottle by the Police; My Generation by the Who; On Call by Kings of Leon; 19th Nervous Breakdown by the Rolling Stones.

 

I'm not good at figuring out basslines though. Sometimes I can pick them out, but that doesn't happen very often a-hard-days-night-paul-1

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27 May 2011
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I Wish and Higher Ground by Stevie Wonder, Cissy Strut, Pungee, Funky Miracle…pretty much any song by the Meters incredible George Porter. Deja Vu and Wooden Ships by CSN(Y), Tighten Up by Archie Bell and the Drells, Dr, Funkenstein by Parliament. I enjoy a nice funk bass line or riff.

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27 May 2011
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If it counts, I like the "Madison" bassline! (from "Hairspray.") 

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27 May 2011
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It's not like wow.. but every time I listen to U2's With or Without you bass, I think  a-hard-days-night-paul-8

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Under Pressure- David Bowie and Queen

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28 May 2011
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I like the live version of Under Pressure… without Bowie. a-hard-days-night-paul-4

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bass-tastic

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29 July 2011
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The Doors – Peace Frog: http://bit.ly/nqkzlW

Awesome…

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Psycho Killer by the Talking Heads

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2 August 2011
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Crossroads by Cream. Especially during Clapton's second guitar solo at 2:33. Jack Bruce's performance in that song is jaw-droppingly good.

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The bassist from Flobots is an awesome slap bassist.

And they're a brilliant band, just fyi. a-hard-days-night-ringo-15

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