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Did anyone here upset Guy Pratt?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by winterburn69, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. winterburn69

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    I know this was awhile ago, but just saw this again a few days ago.

    http://twitter.com/BrandonK2/status/255960051875991552/photo/1[img]


    Edit: uploaded off my iPhone. Should work now.

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  2. thetawaves

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    Didn't even realise he's on twitter.
  3. Joe Nerve

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    This is the first time I ever heard his name. Had to google. Hmmm...

    Well, wasn't me, for sure.
  4. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

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    Wasn't me. Probable question "...does David Gilmour cover all your parts as he did with Roger Waters?".

    Riis
  5. winterburn69

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    Oh yeah, I follow all my favourite bassists (that have twitter, damn you JPJ & Pino!): Guy Pratt, Tony Levin, JMJ, Mark Hoppus, John Taylor and of course McCartney. I also have Tony Franklin following me!

    I asked him about two years ago how many fretless basses he has. He was slightly rude, but I did get an answer.
  6. notverygood

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    If it wasn't for David Gilmour, only his mother would follow him on twitter.
  7. James Hart

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    yeah, it's not like he's a fairly busy session guy with an impressive resume of big name artists spanning 20 years... oh wait, he is :p
  8. godofthunder59

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    Who's Guy Pratt?
  9. knumbskull

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    his stand-up show is pretty good TBF.

    EDIT although he does seem to make fun of all the people who've ever given him a career break. except Pink Floyd.
  10. nickbass79

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    Yep, me too
  11. hover

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    Maybe he was joking, he IS a comedian too.

    Love Guy Pratt. I think he has a point tho, it's like the inane questions asked of Janek in his forum.
  12. FunkMetalBass

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    Like who? I bet you can't even name 50 artists he's played for. :p
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  14. notverygood

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    All true but my point is still valid. If not for PF, no one would know who he is. There really aren't a lot of famous session players. Ask someone on the street who Pino is.
  15. caligula

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    I'm pretty surprised to read that Guy Pratt seems to be unknown to some TBers.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Pratt

    Ever wondered about those fat bass licks at the end of Madonna's "Like a prayer"?
    Dat's him.
    And, unless I miss my guess, Jacko's "Earth Song" as well.

    Ups...Rano Bass was a bit quicker....nevermind.
  16. chuck norriss

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    Dumb questions to ask Guy Pratt on Twitter:
    What are the best pickups for 80's crap, post-Waters Pink Floyd, 90's alt college rock whatever it's called now, post-punk, & obscure bands I've heard of like Debbie Harry but don't truly like? Did you use the same pickups for all of those?
  17. chuck norriss

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    Do you think Roger Waters hates you?
  18. chuck norriss

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    Did you actually play on any classic MJ songs?
  19. Handyman

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    Don't want people to ask you about Pink Floyd? Try not playing with Pink Floyd.

    That tweet seems awfully whiny.
  20. punkjazzben

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    Yeah, he might be an experienced session player, but he is also a public figure. If he doesn't want to take on all the things that come with that (no matter how tedious), he probably shouldn't have a Twitter account in his name.

    But, maybe it was just an off-the-cuff remark and usually he doesn't care, I don't know.

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